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Legislative Hearing on H.R. 6395, H.R. 8446, and H.R. 8450 | Energy and Mineral Resources Subcommittee

On Tuesday, June 4, 2024, at 10:30 a.m., in room 1334 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. 6395 (Rep. Curtis), “Recognizing the Importance of Critical Minerals in Healthcare Act of 2023”; 
  • H.R. 8446 (Rep. Ciscomani), To amend the Energy Act of 2020 to include critical materials in the definition of critical mineral, and for other purposes; and
  • H.R. 8450 (Rep. Cammack), “Phosphate and Potash Protection Act of 2024”.

Witnesses are by invitation only.

Witnesses and Testimony

Dr. Colin Williams
U.S. Geological Survey
Mineral Resources Program
Program Coordinator
Moffett Field, California [All bills] 

Mr. Misael Cabrera
School of Mining & Mineral Resources
The University of Arizona
Tucson, Arizona [H.R. 8446] 

Ms. Sally Macaluso
Chief Procurement Officer
GE HealthCare
Waukesha, Wisconsin [H.R. 6395] 

Mr. Corey Rosenbusch
President & CEO
The Fertilizer Institute
Arlington, Virginia [H.R. 8450] 

Dr. Roopali Phadke
Professor of Environmental Studies
Macalester College
Saint Paul, Minnesota [Minority Witness] [H.R. 8446]