The hearing will be held on Tuesday, July 17, 2018, at 10:00 a.m. EDT in Room 366 of the Dirksen Senate Office Building in Washington, DC.
The purpose of the hearing is to examine the Department of the Interior’s final list of critical minerals for 2018 and opportunities to strengthen the United States’ mineral security.
The hearing will be webcast live on the committee’s website, and an archived video will be available shortly after the hearing concludes. Witness testimony will be available on the website at the start of the hearing.
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Sen. Lisa MurkowskiChairmanSenate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources
Sen. Maria CantwellRanking MemberSenate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources
Witness Panel 1
Dr. Steven FortierDirector, National Minerals Information CenterU.S. Geological Survey, U.S. Department of the Interior
Dr. Roderick EggertViola Vestal Coulter Foundation Chair in Mineral Economics. Division of Economics and Business, Colorado School of MinesDeputy Director, Critical Materials Institute
Mr. Greg GregoryPresidentMaterion Natural Resources, Inc.
Mr. Aaron MintzesSenior Policy CounselEarthworks
Ms. Laurel SayerPresident & CEOMidas Gold Idaho
Mr. Jim SimsVice President, External AffairsNioCorp Developments Ltd.