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Legislative Hearing on H.R. 2925, H.R. 6862, H.R. 7003 and H.R. 7004 | Energy and Mineral Resources Subcommittee

On Wednesday, January 31, 2024, at 2:00 p.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 bills:

  • H.R. 2925 (Rep. Amodei), “Mining Regulatory Clarity Act of 2023”; 
  • H.R. 6862 (Rep. Lamborn), To amend the FAST Act to include certain mineral production activities as a covered project, and for other purposes;  
  • H.R. 7003 (Rep. DelBene), “National Landslide Preparedness Act Reauthorization Act of 2024”; and 
  • H.R. ­­­7004 (Rep. Curtis), To amend the Mineral Leasing Act to amend references of gilsonite to asphaltite.

Witnesses and Testimony

Panel I (Members of Congress): 

To Be Announced

Panel II: 

Dr. Steven Feldgus
Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary for Land and Minerals Management
Department of the Interior
Washington, DC [H.R. 2925, H.R. 6862, H.R. 7003, and H.R. 7004] 

Mr. Craig Mueller
President & CEO
American Gilsonite Company
Houston, TX [H.R. 7004] 

Mr. Rich Haddock
Senior Advisor
Barrick Gold
Bountiful, UT [H.R. 2925 and H.R. 6862] 

Dr. John Metesh
Association of American State Geologists
Butte, MT [H.R. 7003] 

Mr. Jeffrey Stiffarm
Fort Belknap Indian Community
Harlem, MT [Minority Witness; H.R. 2925 and H.R. 6862]