More on Allegheny National Forest

Dec 16, 2014

Thompson: Report Uncovers Lack of Independence and Accountability with Endangered Species Act Designations

The U.S. House Natural Resources Committee has released a report that questions the impartiality and accountability of the peer review process in recent Endangered Species Act...

Sep 18, 2014

Thompson Agriculture Subcommittee Conducts Hearing on Soil Health

U.S. Representative Glenn 'GT' Thompson (PA-5), Chairman of the House Agriculture Subcommittee on Conservation, Energy, and Forestry, held a public hearing to examine the benefits of promoting soil health...

Sep 11, 2014

Thompson Holds Oversight Hearing on U.S. Forest Service Proposed Groundwater Resource Management Directive

U.S. Representative Glenn 'GT' Thompson (PA-5), Chairman of the House Agriculture Subcommittee on Conservation, Energy, and Forestry, held a public hearing to review the U.S. Forest Service’s proposed Groundwater Resource Management Directive..

Sep 8, 2014

Agriculture, Timber, & Energy Production Would Suffer If Northern Long-Eared Bat is Listed as Endangered

Today, the House Natural Resources Committee held a field oversight hearing on “The Northern Long Eared Bat...

Aug 29, 2014

Committee to Hold Harrisburg Field Hearing on Northern Long Eared Bat’s Federal Endangered Listing Proposal

The U.S. House Natural Resources Committee will hold a Full Committee field hearing in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania on September 8, 2014 on “The Northern Long Eared Bat...

Aug 6, 2014

Rep. Thompson: USDA Inclusion of Wood Products in BioPreferred Program will Strengthen Forestry Economy

Today, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) issued a final rule eliminating the restrictions on including mature market wood products in...

Jun 24, 2014

Federal Agency Reexamines Endangered Species Listing Following Thompson-Led Effort

Today, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) announced it will extend for six months the deadline on its decision whether to list the northern long-eared bat as endangered...

Mar 26, 2014

Thompson Agriculture Oversight Hearing Exposes Widespread Abuse of Taxpayer Funded Lawsuits

Today, U.S. Representative Glenn 'GT' Thompson (PA-5), Chairman of the House Agriculture Committee's Subcommittee on Conservation, Energy, and Forestry...

Feb 27, 2014

Thompson Receives National Recognition for Work in Agriculture

U.S. Representative Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson (PA-5) has been recognized for his work on behalf of American farm families with the Golden Plow Award, which is the highest honor...

Feb 21, 2014

Farmers, Foresters, Conservationists and Researchers Praise Reforms Under Recently Passed Farm Bill

On February 7, 2014, President Obama signed into law the Agricultural Act of 2014, the five-year Farm Bill re-authorization that passed Congress with bipartisan support and reduces annual budget deficits...

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