Bennet, Senators Call for Senate Hearing on Hardrock Mining Reform Act

Senators Seek Action on Bill to Clean Up Abandoned Mines and Prevent Future Hardrock Mine Disasters

This week, U.S. Senators Michael Bennet (D-CO), Tom Udall (D-NM), Martin Heinrich (D-NM), Ron Wyden (D-OR), Jeffrey Merkley (D-OR), Kamala Harris (D-CA), Cory Booker (D-NJ), Dianne Feinstein (D-CA), and Edward Markey (D-MA) wrote to the leadership of the U.S. Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources requesting a hearing on the Hardrock Mining Reform Act to provide a forum for states, environmental groups, and industry to discuss mining reform.