On Feb. 15, the House Committee on Natural Resources, chaired by Rep. Doc Hastings
(R-Wash.), will hold an oversight hearing entitled “Department of the Interior Spending and the President’s Fiscal Year 2013 Budget Proposal.” The hearing will start at 10 a.m. (Eastern).
Sec. of the Interior Ken Salazar
is expected to testify at the hearing. To view a live webcast of the hearing, click here
.Even though the oversight hearing’s topic is the Interior budget, many questions will be about access to our public lands. Some of the expected topics discussed may include the following: 1) Resurrection of the Wild Lands policy; 2) Sage Grouse; 3) America’s Great Outdoors, and other relevant topics.