Legislative: Subcommittee Hearing on Four Energy Bills

Subcommittee on Energy and Mineral Resources Date: Thursday, November 30, 2017 Time: 02:30 PM Location: Longworth House Office Building 1334


  • H.R. 1675 (Rep. Suzan DelBene), To establish a national program to identify and reduce losses from landslide hazards, to establish a national 3D Elevation Program, and for other purposes. “National Landslide Preparedness Act”
  • H.R. 4033 (Rep. Doug Lamborn), To reauthorize the National Geologic Mapping Act of 1992. “National Geologic Mapping Act Reauthorization Act”
  • Discussion Draft of H.R. ____ (Rep. Raúl Labrador), 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”
  • Discussion Draft of H.R. _____ (Rep. Don Young of AK), To provide for the establishment of the National Volcano Early Warning and Monitoring System. “National Volcano Early Warning and Monitoring System Act.”


  1. Steve Masterman
    Alaska State Geologist
    (On Behalf of the Association of American State Geologists)
  2. U.S. Geothermal Inc.
    Permitting and Lands Manager
  3. Allyson K. Anderson Book
    Executive Director
    American Geosciences Institute
  4. Dr. David Applegate
    Deputy Director (Acting)
    Office of the Director / Natural Hazards, United States Geological Survey