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Legislative Hearing on 3 Bills
Thursday, July 27, 2017 10:00 AM
Energy and Mineral Resources
1324 Longworth House Office Building Washington D.C. 20515






Legislative Hearing on:

  • H.R. 1778 (Rep. Liz Cheney), To provide that an order by the Secretary of the Interior imposing a moratorium on Federal coal leasing shall not take effect unless a joint resolution of approval is enacted, and for other purposes
  • Hearing Memo
  • H.R. 3117 (Rep. Evan Jenkins),  To prohibit the Secretary of Energy, the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency, the Secretary of the Interior, and the Chair of the Council on Environmental Quality from considering the social cost of carbon, the social cost of methane, or the social cost of nitrous oxide, in taking any action, and for other purposes. “Transparency and Honesty in Energy Regulations Act of 2017”
  • Hearing Memo
  • Discussion Draft on H.R. ___ (Rep. Tom Emmer), To require congressional approval of any mineral withdrawal or monument designation involving the National Forest System lands in the State of Minnesota, to provide for the renewal of certain mineral leases in such lands, and for other purposes.
  • Hearing memo

Witnesses and Testimony:

Panel I

The Honorable Liz Cheney

Member of Congress 
Wyoming’s At-Large Congressional District

The Honorable Evan Jenkins
 
Member of Congress 
West Virginia’s 3rd Congressional District

The Honorable Tom Emmer 
Member of Congress 
Minnesota’s 6th Congressional District

Panel II

Mr. Travis Deti

Executive Director
Wyoming Mining Association
(Disclosure)
Resume

Mr. Nicholas Loris
Herbert and Joyce Morgan Research Fellow in Energy and Environmental Policy
Institute for Economic Freedom and Opportunity
The Heritage Foundation
(Disclosure)
Resume

Ms. Nancy Norr
Director, Regional Development
Minnesota Power, an ALLETE Company
(Disclosure)
Resume

Professor Drew Shindell
Nicholas Professor of Earth Sciences
Nicholas School of the Environment, Duke University
(Disclosure)
Resume

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