The hearing will be held on Tuesday, October 5, 2021, at 10:00 am in Room 366 of the Dirksen Senate Office Building in Washington, DC.
The purpose of this hearing is to examine and consider updates to the Mining Law of 1872.
The Committee will follow guidelines developed in consultation with the Office of the Attending Physician and the Senate Rules Committee to protect the health of members, staff, and the public. Pursuant to this guidance, Senate office buildings are not open to the public other than official business visitors and credentialed press at this time. Accordingly, in-person visitors cannot be accommodated at this hearing.
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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Senator Joe ManchinChairmanSenate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources
Senator John BarrassoRanking MemberSenate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources
Witness Panel 1
Mr. Chris WoodPresident and CEOTrout Unlimited
Ms. Katie SweeneyExecutive Vice President and General CounselNational Mining Association
Ms. Autumn HannaVice PresidentTaxpayers for Common Sense
Mr. Rich HaddockGeneral CounselBarrick Gold Corporation
Mr. David BrownPresident and CEOWyo-Ben, Inc.