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Oversight Hearing on “Mining in America: Powder River Basin Coal Mining the Benefits and Challenges”
Tuesday, July 9, 2013 2:00 PM
Subcommittee on Energy and Mineral Resources
1324 Longworth House Office Building, Washington, D.C. 20515


Oversight Hearing on:

  • “Mining in America: Powder River Basin Coal Mining the Benefits and Challenges”

Archived Video Webcast:

Member Statements:

The Honorable Doug Lamborn
Subcommittee Chairman

Witnesses and Testimony:

PANEL I

Darrin Old Coyote
Chairman
Crow Nation

Dan Coolidge
Chairman
Campbell County Commissioners

Mary J. Hutzler
Distinguished Senior Fellow
Institute for Energy Research
(Truth in Testimony Form)

Mary Kendall
Office of the Inspector General
Department of the Interior

Background:

This hearing will focus on the jobs, energy, and economic benefits related to the development of our natural resources in the Power River Basin in Wyoming and Montana. Coal provides America with reliable and affordable energy along with countless direct and indirect jobs. Currently, coal and the jobs that go with it are under attack by the Obama administration with increased regulations and red-tape, and it’s important to continue to utilize this energy resource as part of a true all-of-the-above energy approach.

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