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    Hantavirus Exposure at National Parks

    Committee members heard testimony about the risk of contracting the Hanta virus through deer mice at national parks. Representatives expressed their concerns that the National Park…

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    Federal Fire Management Policy

    Witnesses testified about federal efforts to control wildfires in the West and South. Among the issues they addressed were on-going efforts to fight fires, different methods available…

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    National Parks Recreation Fees

    Committee members heard testimony concerning raising fees at national parks around the country to make up for budget cuts and improve user services.

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    National Fire Plan Implementation

    Officials testified about efforts to manage U.S. forest lands, maintain public safety, and prevent damaging forest fires. Among the issues they addressed were recent forest fires,…

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    Park Service Management

    Witnesses testified about public uses of National Parks, conservation issues, and standards of upkeep at the parks. Among the issues they addressed were regulation and federal…

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