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Chairman David Scott and Chair Abigail Spanberger Release Statement on USDA’s Announcement Addressing Environmental Challenges to Agricultural Production

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WASHINGTON – House Agriculture Committee Chairman David Scott and Chair Abigail Spanberger issued the following statement in response to the USDA’s Announcement Addressing Environmental Challenges to Agricultural Production: “As companies continue to look to mitigate their carbon footprints, it means continued opportunities for our farmers, ranchers and forest landowners to participate in these vo...

Chair Abigail Spanberger Opening Statement at Hearing “The 2021 Wildland Fire Year: Responding to and Mitigating Threats to Communities”

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WASHINGTON - House Agriculture Subcommittee Chair Abigail Spanberger delivered the following statement at today's hearing “The 2021 Wildland Fire Year: Responding to and Mitigating Threats to Communities”. [As prepared for delivery] Thank you all for joining us here today for this important and timely hearing on the 2021 wildfire season. We’ve all seen the footage of the wildfires raging in the We...

Witness List: The 2021 Wildland Fire Year: Responding to and Mitigating Threats to Communities

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Public Hybrid Hearing RE: "The 2021 Wildland Fire Year: Responding to and Mitigating Threats to Communities" Wednesday, September 29, 2021 10:00 a.m. WITNESS LIST Chief Randy Moore, United States Forest Service, Washington, D.C. A live stream of the hearing will be available on YouTube. All additional information on this hearing can be found here. *NOTE: **House Office Buildings are closed to the ...

Schedule Advisory: “The 2021 Wildland Fire Year: Responding to and Mitigating Threats to Communities”

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Wednesday, September 29, 2021 – 10:00 AM EDT Hybrid Hearing Subcommittee on Conservation and Forestry RE: “The 2021 Wildland Fire Year: Responding to and Mitigating Threats to Communities” A live stream of the hearing will be available on YouTube. All additional information on this event can be found here. **NOTE: **House Office Buildings are closed to the public. The hearing will be broadcast liv...

Chair Abigail Spanberger Opening Statement at Hearing The U.S. Wood Products Industry: Facilitating the Post COVID-19 Recovery

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WASHINGTON - House Agriculture Subcommittee on Conservation and Forestry Chair Abigail Spanberger delivered the following statement at today's hearing titled “The U.S. Wood Products Industry: Facilitating the Post COVID-19 Recovery.” [As prepared for delivery] Good morning! Welcome to today’s hearing — “The U.S. Wood Products Industry: Facilitating the Post COVID-19 Recovery.” The U.S. wood produc...

Witness List: The U.S. Wood Products Industry: Facilitating the Post COVID-19 Recovery

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Public Hybrid Hearing RE: “The U.S. Wood Products Industry: Facilitating the Post COVID-19 Recovery” Wednesday July 21, 2021 10:00 a.m. This hearing will be streamed via YouTube. WITNESS LIST Mr. Henry Schienebeck, Governmental Relations Committee Chair, American Loggers Council, Gilbert, MN Mrs. Caroline Dauzat, Co-Owner, Rex Lumber, Graceville, FL Mr. Bill Imbergamo, Executive Director, Federal ...

Chairman Scott And Subcommittee Chair Spanberger Welcome Announcement of Randy Moore as Chief of the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Forest Service

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(WASHINGTON) – House Agriculture Committee Chairman David Scott and Conservation and Forestry Subcommittee Chair Abigail Spanberger issued the following statement after the announcement of Randy Moore as Chief of the United States Department of Agriculture’s Forest Service: “I would like to congratulate Mr. Randy Moore on his selection to serve as the 20th Chief of USDA’s Forest Service and the fi...

Chair Spanberger Opening Statement at Hearing on Title II Conservation Programs

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WASHINGTON- House Agriculture Committee Subcommittee on Conservation and Forestry Chair Abigail Spanberger delivered the following statement at today's hearing titled "Title II Conservation Programs: Exploring Climate Smart Practices": [As prepared for delivery] Good Morning. I’m excited to be here today for our first hearing of the Subcommittee on Conservation and Forestry in the 117th Congress a...

Chair Spanberger Closing Statement at Hearing on the Challenges and Successes of Conservation Programs in 2020

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WASHINGTON- House Agriculture Subcommittee on Conservation and Forestry Chair Abigail Spanberger of Virginia delivered the closing statement following today's hearing on the challenges and successes of conservation programs in 2020. [As Prepared for Delivery] "This conversation has been enlightening especially as we look to conservation to solve the resource challenges presented by a rapidly chang...

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