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Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resrouces Hears Testimony on Rare Earths

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September 30, 2010

Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee held a hearing to examine the role of strategic minerals in clean energy technologies and other applications as well as legislation to address the issue, including S. 3521 the “Rare Earths Supply Technology and Resources Transformation Act of 2010”.

The witnesses were:

 

Panel 1:

The Honorable David Sandalow, Assistant Secretary for Policy and International Affairs, Office of Policy and International Affairs, U.S. Department of Energy and TREM10 Keynote Speaker

Panel 2:

 

  • Dr. Roderick Eggert, Professor and Division Director, Division of Economics and Business, Colorado School of Mines
  • Mr. Preston Rufe, Environmental Manager, Formation Capital Corporation
  • Mr. Peter Brehm, Vice President, Business Development and Government Relations, Infinia Corporation

 

Video of the hearing can be seen here:

http://energy.senate.gov/public/index.cfm?Fuseaction=Hearings.LiveStream&Hearing_id=192e1208-95df-db80-4f96-b6318e73a56d