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Outdoor Industry Companies Issue Statement of Support for Haaland Confirmation

February 23, 2021

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Ryan Taylor

BOULDER — The Outdoor Industry Association and 34 of its member companies have sent a letter to Senators Joe Manchin, D-W.Va. and John Barrasso, R-Wyo., Chairman and Ranking Member of the Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources, outlining the industry’s support for Debra Haaland to be Secretary of the Interior. The committee held Haaland’s confirmation hearing on February 23. Read the full letter here.


About the Outdoor Industry Association 

Based in Boulder, Colo., with offices in Washington, D.C., Outdoor Industry Association (OIA) is the leading trade association for the outdoor industry. OIA unites and serves 1300 manufacturer, supplier, sales representative and retailer members through its focus on trade and recreation policy, sustainable business innovation and outdoor participation. For more information, visit