The purpose of this hearing is to receive testimony on S. 1600, the Critical Minerals Policy Act of 2013.
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 testimony will be available on the website at the start of the hearing.
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Witness Panel 1
The Honorable David T. Danielson, Ph.D.Assistant Secretary, Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable EnergyU.S. Department of Energy
Dr. Larry MeinertMineral Resources Program Coordinator, U.S. Geological SurveyU.S. Department of the Interior
Witness Panel 2
Maj. Gen. (Ret.) Robert H. Latiff, Ph.D.Research Professor and Director for Intelligence Community Programs School of EngineeringGeorge Mason University, Washington, D.C.
Mr. Jim SimsVice President of Corporate CommunicationsMolycorp, Inc., Greenwood Village, CO
Mr. David IsaacsVice President of Government AffairsSemiconductor Industry Association, Washington, D.C.
Mr. Gregory ConradExecutive Director Interstate Mining Compact Commission,and on behalf of Alaska Department of Natural Resources, Anchorage, AK
Ms. Jennifer ThomasDirector of Federal AffairsThe Alliance of Automobile Manufacturers, Washington, D.C.
Dr. Roderick EggertProfessor and Director of the Division of Economics and BusinessColorado School of Mines, Golden, CO