Proposed Fiscal Year 2005 Budget Request for the Department of the Interior: Hearing Before the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources, United States Senate, One Hundred Eighth Congress, Second Session, to Consider the President's Proposed Fiscal Year 2005 Budget for the Department of the Interior, February 12, 2004
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Page 85 - ... to conserve the scenery and the natural and historic objects and the wildlife therein and to provide for the enjoyment of the same in such manner and by such means as will leave them unimpaired for the enjoyment of future generations.
Page 11 - ACCOUNT FOR THE DAILY AND ANNUAL BALANCES OF INDIAN TRUST FUNDS. (a) REQUIREMENT To ACCOUNT.— The Secretary shall account for the daily and annual balance of all funds held in trust by the United States for the benefit of an Indian tribe or an individual Indian which are deposited or invested pursuant to the Act of June 24. 1938 (25 USC 162a).
Page 17 - ... technologies, and managing water resources in cooperation with others. Funding requested for USGS will be used to conduct groundwater availability assessments, develop tools and techniques for protecting biological resources while meeting water supply needs, and to improve methods to characterize aquifers. Earthquakes, volcanic eruptions, landslides, coastal storms, erosion, and flooding pose threats to lives and property and undermine local and national economic health. The Department is enhancing...
Page 10 - The assets of the trust today include over 56 million acres of land. On these lands, the Department manages over 100,000 leases for individual Indians and Tribes. We collect approximately $194 million per year from leasing, use permits, sale revenues, and interest for 260,000 open individual Indian money accounts. About $378 million per year is collected in 1,400 tribal accounts for 300 Tribes. In addition, the trust manages approximately $2.9 billion in tribal funds and $400 million in individual...
Page 2 - Senator Johnson. STATEMENT OF HON. TIM JOHNSON, US SENATOR FROM SOUTH DAKOTA Senator JOHNSON. Thank you, Mr. Chairman, and thank you to you and Senator Dorgan for holding this hearing.
Page 3 - I will submit my opening statement so we can expedite this. [The prepared statement of Senator Johnson follows:] Prepared Statement of Hon. Tim Johnson, US Senator From South Dakota Thank you, Mr. Chairman.
Page 79 - Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, Colorado, Florida, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Michigan, Mississippi, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Mexico, New York, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, West Virginia, and Wyoming.
Page 9 - Development to present the fiscal year 2003 budget for the Department of the Interior. I appreciate the opportunity to highlight a number of important initiatives and discuss the requests before this Subcommittee.