Bennet Joins 51 Lawmakers in Challenging Trump Roll Back of Methane Waste Prevention Rule

Amicus brief makes case that Interior’s rollback violates federal law by authorizing waste of public oil and gas resources, harming the public interest

Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet today joined a group of 51 lawmakers, led by U.S. Senator Tom Udall (D-NM) and U.S. Representative Raul Grijalva (D-AZ), in filing an amicus brief challenging the U.S Department of the Interior’s decision to revise and effectively reverse the Bureau of Land Management’s (BLM) 2016 Methane and Waste Prevention rule.

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.