More on Allegheny National Forest

Mar 13, 2013

Thompson Agriculture Subcommittee Examines National Forest System Management and Its Impact on Rural Economies

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

Mar 6, 2013

Bipartisan bill would open bio-based incentives to forest products (E&E News)

Wood, pulp and paper products would be eligible for federal bio-based incentives under bipartisan legislation introduced yesterday in the House and Senate.The bill by...

Mar 5, 2013

Reps. Thompson, Schrader Introduce Forest Products Fairness Act; Senate Companion Bill Dropped

U.S. Representatives Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson (R-PA) and Kurt Schrader (D-OR) today introduced the Forest Products Fairness Act of 2013...

Aug 24, 2012

U.S. Forest Service to Distribute $308 Million Under Secure Rural Schools Program Through End of 2012

The U.S. Forest Service (USFS) has announced that payments totaling $308 million will be provided to states under the Secure Rural Schools (SRS) program...

Jul 26, 2012

Thompson Co-Sponsored Government Litigation Reform Proposal Included in House-Passed Regulatory Reform Package

U.S. Representative Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson today voted to support H.R. 4078, the Red Tape Reduction and Small Business Job Creation Act...

Jul 12, 2012

U.S. House Agriculture Committee Passes 2012 Farm Bill

The U.S. House Agriculture Committee early today passed H.R. 6083, the Federal Agriculture Reform and Risk Management Act, also known as the Farm Bill, which reforms the nation’s agriculture policies and saves more than $35 billion...

Jul 6, 2012

Federal lawmakers address biomass, biochemicals and biofuels (BIOMASS Magazine)

Another measure introduced by Reps. Glenn Thompson, R-Pa., and Kurt Schrader, D-Ore., aims to modify the definition of biobased materials to include forest products in the USDA’s BioPreferred program...

Jun 29, 2012

House Passes Highway Bill, Agreement Includes Dedicated Funding for Off-system Bridge Program

U.S. Representative Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson today voted to support H.R. 4348, a bipartisan House-Senate Highway Bill agreement that reauthorizes federal highway and transportation programs...

Jun 11, 2012

Thompson Manages Floor for Bill to Speed Delivery of Firefighting Tanker Planes for U.S. Forest Service

On Friday, I managed floor debate for consideration of S. 3261, legislation to allow the U.S. Forest Service to expedite contracts for new tanker aircraft to fight forest fires...

Jun 6, 2012

Supporting Our Forest Producing Communities through Expanded Product Markets, Better Land Management Policies

Earlier this week, I had the opportunity to address the Forest Products Society Convention...

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