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Legislative Hearing on the RECLAIM Act
Wednesday, April 5, 2017 10:00 AM
Subcommittee on Energy and Mineral Resources
1324 Longworth House Office Building Washington D.C. 20515






Legislative Hearing on:

  • H. R. 1731 (Rep. Harold Rogers)To amend the Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act of 1977 to provide funds to States and Indian tribes for the purpose of promoting economic revitalization, diversification, and development in economically distressed communities through the reclamation and restoration of land and water resources adversely affected by coal mining carried out before August 3, 1977, and for other purposes. “Revitalizing the Economy of Coal Communities by Leveraging Local Activities and Investing More Act of 2017” or ”RECLAIM Act of 2017.
  • Hearing Memo

Witnesses:

Panel I

The Honorable Harold Rogers (R-KY-05)
Member of Congress

Panel II

Mr. Fritz Boettner
Principal, Geographic Information Systems Program
Downstream Strategies 
Morgantown, WV
(Disclosure Form)
(Resume)

Ms. Autumn Coleman
Program Manager
Abandoned Mine Lands Program - Montana Department of Environmental Quality
(On Behalf of National Association of Abandoned Mine Lands Programs)
Helena, MT
(Disclosure Form)

Mr. Robert F. Scott, PE, PLS
Director, Division of Abandoned Mine Lands, Kentucky Department of Natural Resources
Vice President, National Association of Abandoned Mine Land Programs (On Behalf of Interstate Mining Compact Commission (IMCC))
Frankfort, KY
(Disclosure Form)

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