Subcommittee Hearing: EMR Legislative Hearing – May 24, 2022

Subcommittee on Energy and Mineral Resources Date: Tuesday, May 24, 2022 Time: 02:00 PM Presiding: The Honorable Alan Lowenthal, Chair

On Tuesday, May 24, 2022, at 2:00 P.M. ET, via Cisco Webex, the Subcommittee on Energy and Mineral Resources will hold a remote legislative hearing and will consider the following legislation:

  • H.R. 2794 (Rep. McCollum) "Boundary Waters Wilderness Protection and Pollution Prevention Act”

For hearing materials and schedules, please visit U.S. House of Representatives, Committee Repository at 

Witness List

Mr. Tom Tidwell (testimony)

Former Chief

U.S. Forest Service

McCall, Idaho

Mr. Steve Piragis (testimony)


Piragis Northwoods Company

Ely, Minnesota

Ms. Julia Ruelle (testimony)

Board Member

Kids for the Boundary Waters

Minnetonka, Minnesota

Ms. Julie Padilla (Republican Witness) (testimony)

Chief Regulatory Officer

Twin Metals Minnesota

St. Paul, Minnesota