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Legislative Hearing on H.R. 596, H.R. 1363, and H.R. 2004
Tuesday, July 29, 2014 10:00 AM
Subcommittee on Energy and Mineral Resources
1334 Longworth House Office Building, Washington, D.C. 20515


Legislative Hearing on:

  • ​H.R. 596 (Gosar), To promote the development of renewable energy on public lands, and for other purposes. ​"Public Lands Renewable Energy Development Act of 2013"
  • H.R. 1363 (Labrador), To promote timely exploration for geothermal resources under existing geothermal leases, and for other purposes. ​"Exploring for Geothermal Energy on Federal Lands Act"​, and
  • H.R. 2004 (Simpson), To expand geothermal production, and for other purposes. ​"Geothermal Production Expansion Act of 2013"

Archived Video Webcast:

Witnesses and Testimony:

Mr. Michael Nedd (All bills)
Assistant Director, Minerals and Realty Management
Bureau of Land Management
U.S. Department of the Interior

Mr. D.L. Wilson (H.R. 596)
Chairman, La Paz County Board of Supervisors
National Association of Counties
(Truth in Testimony Form)

Mr. Scott Nichols (H.R. 1363 and H.R. 2004)
Manager, Permitting & Lands
U.S. Geothermal Inc.
(Truth in Testimony Form)

Mr. Arthur L. Haubenstock (H.R. 596)
Chairman, SEIA Utility-Scale Solar Power Division
Solar Energy Industries Association
Senior Counsel, Perkins Coie
(Truth in Testimony Form)

Mr. Chris Wood (H.R. 596)
President and CEO
Trout Unlimited
(Truth in Testimony Form)

Mr. Eric Fitzer (H.R. 596)
Senior Energy Programs Manager
Arizona Governor's Office of Energy Policy

Mr. Chase Huntley (H.R. 596 and H.R. 1363)
Senior Director, Energy
The Wilderness Society
(Truth in Testimony Form)

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