The purpose of this hearing is to receive testimony on S.796, Hardrock Mining and Reclamation Act of 2009 and S.140, Abandoned Mine Reclamation Act of 2009.
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Witness Panel 1
The Honorable Ken SalazarSecretary, U.S. Department of the Interior
Witness Panel 2
Mr. Jim ButlerParsons Behle & Latimer
Mr. John LeshyUniversity of California, Hastings College of the Law
Ms. Robin NazzaroGovernment Accountability Office
Ms. Cathy CarlsonEARTHWORKS
Mr. Phillips Baker, Jr.Representing National Mining Association