Legislative: EMR Legislative Hearing – July 19, 2022
On Tuesday, July 19, 2022, at 10:00 a.m. ET, in 1324 Longworth HOB and via Cisco Webex, the Subcommittee on Energy and Mineral Resources will hold a hybrid legislative hearing on the following bills:
- H.R. 3681 (Rep. Darren Soto, D-FL) To direct the United States Geological Survey to establish a program to map zones that area at greater risk of sinkhole formation, and for other purposes. Sinkhole Mapping Act of 2021.
- H.R. 5522 (Rep. Ron Kind, D-WI) To require the Secretary of the Interior to develop and maintain a cadastre of Federal real property. Federal Land Asset Inventory Reform Act.
- H.R. 5805 (Rep. Melanie Stansbury, D-NM) To withdraw certain Bureau of Land Management Land from mineral development. Buffalo Tract Protection Act.
- H.R. 5350 (Rep. Russ Fulcher, R-ID) To amend the Geothermal Steam Act of 1970 to promote timely exploration for geothermal resources under geothermal leases, and for other purposes. Enhancing Geothermal Production on Federal Lands Act.
For hearing materials and schedules, please visit U.S. House of Representatives, Committee Repository at http://docs.house.gov/.
Michael D. Nedd (H.R. 5805, H.R. 5350) (testimony)
Deputy Director for Operations
Bureau of Land Management
Department of the Interior
John Byrd (H.R. 5522) (testimony)
Miller/Wenhold Capitol Strategies
Jonathan Arthur, PhD (H.R. 3681) (testimony)
American Geosciences Institute
Mary-Rose de Valladares (H.R. 5805) (testimony)
Land Use Protection Trust
Las Placitas, NM
Sarah Jewett (H.R. 5350) (testimony)
Director of Strategy
On behalf of Geothermal Rising