Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee

Public Lands, Forests, and Mining Subcommittee

Mining Regulatory Clarity Act and Clean Energy Minerals Reform Act

366 Dirksen
Tue, 12 Dec 2023 19:30:00 GMT

The purpose of this hearing is to receive testimony on the following bills:
  • S. 1281, to amend the Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act of 1993 to provide for security of tenure for use of mining claims for ancillary activities (Cortez Masto, “Mining Regulatory Clarity Act of 2023”);
  • S. 1742, to modify the requirements applicable to locatable minerals on public domain land (Heinrich, “Clean Energy Minerals Reform Act of 2023”).
  • Dr. Steve Feldgus, Deputy Assistant Secretary, Land and Minerals Management, U.S. Department of the Interior
  • Troy Heithecker, Associate Deputy Chief,, U.S. Forest Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture
  • Rich Haddock, Senior Advisor, Barrick Gold Corporation
  • Chris Wood, President and CEO, Trout Unlimited
  • Katie Sweeney, Executive Vice President and COO, National Mining Association