Advice and consent, Barack Obama, Bureau of Land Management, Canyonlands National Park, environmentalists, Federal lands, greater canyonlands, land access, Lee, Mike Lee, Sally Jewell, San Juan County Utah, United States, United States Secretary of the Interior, Utah
Senator Lee Questions Sally Jewell at Her Confirmation Hearing (2 videos)
Sally Jewell commits to Senator Lee to advise the president to seek local input before designating national monuments, and she reasserted that it is the view of the White House to seek for this input.
During the confirmation hearing for Sally Jewell, Senator Lee asks here if multiple use designations can be eroded through regulation. He also asks her if PILT payments should adequately make up for the loss of funds that comes from extensive federal land ownership. He also identifies the negative impacts that rural communities receive from endangered species listings.
- Confirmation Hearing for Sally Jewell to be Interior Secretary (c-span.org)
- Senator Mike Lee Statement on the Sally Jewell Nomination (sagebrushcoalition.com)
- Jewell Promises ‘Balance’ (sagebrushcoalition.com)
- Senators grill Interior secretary nominee Sally Jewell (bizjournals.com)