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Legislative Hearing on Geothermal Exploration, 3 Other Bills
Thursday, November 30, 2017 2:30 PM
Energy and Mineral Resources
1334 Longworth House Office Building Washington D.C. 20515




Legislative Hearing on:

  • 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”
  • Hearing Memo
  • H.R. 4033 (Rep. Doug Lamborn), To reauthorize the National Geologic Mapping Act of 1992. “National Geologic Mapping Act Reauthorization Act”
  • Hearing Memo
  • 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”
  • Hearing Memo
  • 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.”
  • Hearing Memo

Witnesses and Testimony:

Dr. David Applegate
Deputy Director (Acting)
Office of the Director / Natural Hazards
United States Geological Survey
Reston, VA
(Disclosure)

Ms. Allyson K. Anderson Book
Executive Director
American Geosciences Institute
Alexandria, VA
(Disclosure)
Resume

Mr. Scott Nichols
Permitting and Lands Manager
U.S. Geothermal Inc.
Boise, ID
(Disclosure)
Resume

Mr. Steve Masterman
Alaska State Geologist
(On Behalf of the Association of American State Geologists) 
Fairbanks, AK
(Disclosure)

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