Peter Metcalf Testifies Before The Natural Resources Committee

On Tuesday, Peter Metcalf, president and CEO of Black Diamond Equipment testified during the full committee oversight hearing on "The Impact of the Administration’s Wild Lands Order on Jobs and Economic Growth".

Here is the webcast of yesterday’s hearing. Click here to view the entire hearing.

Peter’s testimony starts at the 02:07:10 mark; and its worth watching through to the end. There are some interesting exchanges are during the Q&A after the formal testimony.

The Salt Lake Tribune also covered the hearing.  Here is a snippet of what they had to say.

Peter Metcalf, president and co-founder of outdoor-gear maker Black Diamond, said protecting public lands yields many jobs. He noted the outdoor industry contributes $730 billion to the U.S. economy and supports 6.5 million jobs.

"This ain’t pocket change," Metcalf said.

Read the entire story here.