Washington, D.C. – During a House Agriculture Subcommittee on Conservation, Energy and Forestry hearing today, Rep. Kristi Noem questioned U.S. Forest Service Chief Tom Tidwell about grazing permits and measures to combat the pine beetle in South Dakota. Rep. Noem has been a leader in bringing the necessary resources and tools to the Black Hills National Forest to beat the beetle and was recognized for these efforts by Chief Tidwell earlier today.

Below is the video from the exchange.

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