Hearings and Business Meetings
July 29, 2014
The purpose of this hearing is to understand the obstacles in permitting more energy projects on Federal lands and to consider S.279, the Public Land Renewable Energy Development Act of 2013, and S.2440, the BLM Permit Processing Improvement Act of 2014, and related issues.
The hearing will be held on Tuesday, July 29, 2014, at 2:30 p.m., in room 366 of the Dirksen Senate Office Building.
The hearing will be webcast live on the committee's website, and an archived video will be available shortly after the hearing is complete.
Witness Panel 1
Director, Bureau of Land ManagementDepartment of the Interior
Witness Panel 2
Director of Government AffairsConcho Resources, Inc.Kidwell (Concho) testimony 07.25.14.pdf (122.1 KBs)
Vice President of Government & Public AffairsWestern Energy AllianceSgamma (WEA) testimony 07.25.14.pdf (421.7 KBs)
ChairmanCampbell County Board of Commissioners
Commissioner, Nye County CommissionPresident-Elect, Nevada Association of CountiesWichman (Commissioner) testimony 07.29.14.pdf (311.3 KBs)
on behalf ofSolar Energy Industries Association
Permitting and Lands ManagerU.S. Geothermal, Inc.Nichols (US Geothermal) testimony 07.28.14.pdf (232.4 KBs)