Hearing: Reforming the Mining Law of 1872

Subcommittee on Energy and Mineral Resources (Committee on Natural Resources)

Thursday, May 12, 2022 (10:00 AM)

1324 LHOB
Washington, D.C.
Hybrid Legislative Hearing

Witnesses

Panel one

The Honorable Steven H. Feldgus
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Land and Minerals Management, Department of the Interior, Washington, D.C., on behalf of Secretary of the Interior

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  • Witness Statement [PDF] Added 05/12/2022 at 02:13 PM

Panel two

Mr. Jeffrey Stiffarm
President, Fort Belknap Indian Community, Harlem, Montana

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  • Witness Statement [PDF] Added 05/12/2022 at 02:13 PM

Mr. Sam Kalen
William T. Schwartz Distinguished Professor of Law, University of Wyoming College of Law, Laramie, WY

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  • Witness Statement [PDF] Added 05/12/2022 at 02:13 PM

Mr. James C. Chen
Vice President of Public Policy, Rivian Automotive, LLC, Washington, D.C.

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  • Witness Statement [PDF] Added 05/12/2022 at 02:13 PM

Ms. Debra Struhsacker
Environmental Permitting & Government Relations Consultant, Co-founder and Director, Women’s Mining Coalition, Reno, NV

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  • Witness Statement [PDF] Added 05/12/2022 at 02:13 PM

Text of Legislation

  • H.R. 7580 - Clean Energy Minerals Reform Act of 2022 [PDF]

Support Documents

  • USFS Written Testimony [PDF] Added 05/12/2022 at 02:13 PM
  • Eureka County Letter [PDF] Added 05/12/2022 at 02:13 PM
  • AMA Letter [PDF] Added 05/12/2022 at 02:13 PM
  • Arizona Chamber of Commerce Letter [PDF] Added 05/12/2022 at 02:13 PM
  • Elko County Letter [PDF] Added 05/12/2022 at 02:13 PM
  • AEMA Letter [PDF] Added 05/12/2022 at 02:13 PM
  • Western Governors Letter [PDF] Added 05/12/2022 at 02:13 PM
  • Humboldt County, NV Letter [PDF] Added 05/12/2022 at 02:13 PM
  • Couer Mining Letter [PDF] Added 05/12/2022 at 02:13 PM
  • NMA Letter [PDF] Added 05/12/2022 at 02:13 PM
  • NPCA Letter [PDF] Added 05/12/2022 at 02:13 PM
  • Pershing County Letter [PDF] Added 05/12/2022 at 02:13 PM
  • Organizational Support Letter [PDF] Added 05/12/2022 at 02:13 PM
  • TWS Support Letter [PDF] Added 05/12/2022 at 02:13 PM
  • Outdoor Alliance Letter [PDF] Added 05/12/2022 at 02:50 PM
  • Letter From AMIGOS [PDF] Added 05/16/2022 at 10:31 AM

Member Statements

  • The Honorable Pete Stauber [PDF] Added 05/12/2022 at 02:13 PM
  • The Honorable Bruce Westerman [PDF] Added 05/12/2022 at 02:13 PM
  • The Honorable Raúl M. Grijalva [PDF] Added 05/12/2022 at 02:13 PM

Hearing Record

  • Hearing Notice [PDF]
  • Hearing: Witness List [PDF] Added 05/12/2022 at 02:13 PM

First Published: May 5, 2022 at 03:40 PM
Last Updated: May 16, 2022 at 10:31 AM