Westerman Introduces Amendment Supporting USFS Forest and Rangeland Research Account

July 13, 2016

I have introduced several amendments to the Fiscal 2017 Interior appropriations bill. One of the amendments debated last night would place $10 million in the U.S. Forest Service's Forest and Rangeland Research Account, which funds the Forest Inventory and Analysis (FIA) and the Forest Produces Laboratory, among other programs. This frees up money from the EPA for use in on-the-ground scientific research.