House Committee on Agriculture Chairman K. Michael Conaway (TX-11) and Conservation and Forestry Subcommittee Chairman Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson (PA-5) released the following statement in response to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the Army Corps of Engineers final “waters of the United States” (WOTUS) rule. This rule further obscures the original intent of the Clean Water Act (CWA) by significantly expanding waters subject to federal jurisdiction.
H.R. 2476, Ski Area Recreational Opportunity Enhancement Act of 2009
To amend the National Forest Ski Area Permit Act of 1986 to clarify the authority of the Secretary of Agriculture regarding additional recreational uses of National Forest System land that are subject to ski area permits, and for other purposes.
- H.R.2476 - Rep. Diana D. DeGette, D-Colo. (introduced 5/19/2009)
- Amendment in the Nature of a Substitute, Considered and passed by the House Agriculture Committee as amended by voice vote and ordered to be reported favorably to the House with the recommendation that it pass, June 30, 2010.