Bennet Introduces Bill to Reform Antiquated Hardrock Mining Laws

Would clean up abandoned mines and prevent future disasters like Gold King Mine spill

Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet, along with Senators Tom Udall (D-NM), Martin Heinrich (D-NM), Ron Wyden (D-OR), and Edward Markey (D-MA), today introduced the Hardrock Mining and Reclamation Act of 2017 to modernize the nation's antiquated hardrock mining laws.

Bennet, Gardner Introduce Legislation To Establish Tech-Transfer Maturation Program

Energy Technology Maturation Program Act would help national laboratories work with the private sector to commercialize innovative energy technology

Colorado U.S. Senators Michael Bennet (D) and Cory Gardner (R), along with U.S. Senators Martin Heinrich (D-NM), Dick Durbin (D-IL), Joe Manchin (D-WV), and Kamala Harris (D-CA), today introduced legislation to authorize an Energy Technology Maturation Program at the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) to facilitate successful commercialization of laboratory-developed energy technologies and boost regional, technology-driven economic impact.