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Legislative Hearing on H. Con. Res. 34 and H.R. __, “Superior National Forest Restoration Act” | Energy and Mineral Resources Subcommittee

On Thursday, May 11, 2023, at 10:00 a.m., in Room 1324 Longworth House Office Building, the Committee on Natural Resources, Subcommittee on Energy and Mineral Resources will hold a legislative hearing on the following 2 bills: 
  • HCon. Res. 34 (Rep. Stauber), Expressing disapproval of the withdrawal by the Secretary of the Interior of approximately 225,504 acres of National Forest System lands in Cook, Lake, and Saint Louis Counties, Minnesota, from disposition under the United States mineral and geothermal leasing laws. 
  • H.R. ___ (Rep. Stauber)“Superior National Forest Restoration Act”

Witnesses and Testimony

The Honorable Thomas Bakk
Member of Minnesota Senate (retired)
Cook, MN

Mr. David Chura
Board Chair
Jobs for Minnesotans
Duluth, MN 

Dr. Harvey Thorleifson
Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences
University of Minnesota, MN

Ms. Becky Rom
National Chair
Campaign to Save the Boundary Waters
Ely, MN
[Minority Witness]