June 17, 2003. Subcommittee on Fisheries, Wildlife, and Water hearing.
The Subcommittee on Fisheries, Wildlife, and Water held a legislative hearing to receive testimony on S.525, the National Aquatic Invasive Species Act of 2003, a bill to reauthorize the Nonindigenous Aquatic Nuisance Prevention and Control Act.
Tuesday, June 17, 2003 Opening Statements:
SD-406 (Hearing Room)
Sen. Michael D. Crapo, of Idaho. Witnesses:
Sen. James M. Inhofe, of Oklahoma.
Sen. John W. Warner, of Virginia.
Sen. Lisa Murkowski, of Alaska.
Sen. George V. Voinovich, of Ohio.
Sen. Wayne Allard, of Colorado.
Sen. James M. Jeffords, of Vermont.
Sen. Carl Levin, of Michigan. Statements submitted for the record:
Director, Interior Issues
Office of Environment and Natural Resources
U.S. General Accounting Office
National Invasive Species Council
Joseph J. Angelo
Director of Standards
U.S. Coast Guard
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
Timothy R.E. Keeney
Deputy Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Oceans and Atmosphere
U.S. National Ocean and Atmospheric Agency
G. Tracy Mehan
Assistant Administrator for Water
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
The American Land Rights Association
Government Relations Associate
The Nature Conservancy of Idaho
Aquatic Nuisance Species Specialist
Vermont Department of Environmental Conservation
Lake Carriers' Association
Hon. Susan Collins, of Maine.
Director, Maritime Affairs
Chamber of Shipping of America
Animal Protection Institute