The hearing will be held on Thursday, November 9, 2023, at 10:00 a.m. in Room 366 of the Dirksen Senate Office Building in Washington, DC.
The purpose of this hearing is to examine the implementation of federal coal mine land reclamation and abandoned coal mine land economic revitalization programs.
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. Joe ManchinChairmanSenate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources
Sen. John BarrassoRanking MemberSenate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources
Witness Panel 1
Ms. Glenda H. OwensDeputy Director, Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and EnforcementU.S. Department of the Interior
Mr. Rob RiceDeputy Cabinet Secretary and Director, Division of Land RestorationWest Virginia Department of Environmental Protection
Mr. Don NewtonAdministrator, Abandoned Mine Land DivisionWyoming Department of Environmental Quality