Full Committee Hearing on Mineral Security and Related Legislation

May 14, 2019
10:00 AM
366 Dirksen Senate Office Building

The hearing will be held on Tuesday, May 14, 2019, 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 importance of and path to achieving mineral security and to receive testimony on the following bills:

  • S. 1052, the Rare Earth Element Advanced Coal Technologies Act; and

  • S. 1317, the American Mineral Security Act.

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.


Archived Webcast

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Opening Remarks

  • Sen. Lisa Murkowski

    Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources
  • Sen. Joe Manchin

    Ranking Member
    Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources

Witness Panel 1

  • The Honorable Joe Balash

    Assistant Secretary for Land and Minerals Management
    U.S. Department of the Interior
  • Dr. David Solan

    Deputy Assistant Secretary for Renewable Power
    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, U.S. Department of Energy
  • Mr. Jonathan Evans

    President and COO
    Lithium Americas
  • Dr. John Warner

    Chairman, National Alliance for Advanced Transportation Batteries
    Chief Customer Officer, American Battery Solutions
  • Dr. Paul Ziemkiewicz

    West Virginia Water Research Institute, West Virginia University