Senate Bill 409

Heard June 17, 2009

Energy and Natural Resources Committee

Public Lands and Forests Sub-Committee

See the Hearing on-line  (Go to link and speed ahead to starting point, approx. 22 minutes)

Written Testimony from Federal Agencies

Department of Interior, Deputy Assistant Secretary, Ned Farquehar

Department of Agriculture, Deputy Chief of National Forest System, Joel Holtrop

Comments from the Senators

Senator Ky

Comments from Native American Nations

San Carlos Apache Nation

Ft. McDowell Yavapai Nation

National Congress of American Indians

Comments from Citizens and Environmental Groups

Western Lands Project

Sierra Club

Arizona Mining Reform Coalition: Coalition Exhibit A

Groundwater Awareness League

News Reports

New York Times Greenwire

AZ Republic 6-18-09

AZ Republic 6-17-09

Tucson Citizen (background article) 7-16-08