Opening Statements

Rep. Edward R. Royce, Chairman
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The Honorable Kerri-Ann Jones
Assistant Secretary
Bureau of Oceans and International Environmental and Scientific Affairs
U.S. Department of State
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The Honorable Daniel M. Ashe
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
U.S. Department of the Interior
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Mr. Robert G. Dreher
Acting Assistant Attorney General
Environment and Natural Resources Division
U.S. Department of Justice
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