U.S. Sen. James Lankford and others on the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee will spend Thursday reviewing a long list of energy bills including one to stop sending oil to foreign countries from the nation’s Strategic Petroleum Reserve.
The hearing will be held on Thursday, December 1, 2022, at 10:00 am in Room SD-366 of the Dirksen Senate Office Building in Washington, DC.
The purpose of this hearing is to receive testimony on the following bills:
- S. 3112, to amend the Energy Policy Act of 2005 to establish a Hydrogen Technologies for Heavy Industry Grant Program, and for other purposes (Hydrogen for Industry Act of 2021);
- S. 3152, to amend the Energy Policy Act of 2005 to disqualify certain borrowers from receiving a guarantee for a project, and for other purposes;
- S. 3915, to require the Secretary of Energy to provide technology grants to strengthen domestic mining education, and for other purposes (Mining Schools Act of 2022);
- S. 3957, to amend the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act to make certain activities eligible for grants from the Abandoned Mine Reclamation Fund, and for other purposes (STREAM Act);
- S. 3978, to require the Secretary of Energy to carry out a program to operate a uranium reserve consisting of uranium produced and converted in the United States and a program to ensure the availability of uranium produced, converted, and enriched in the United States, and for other purposes (NO RUSSIA Act of 2022);
- S. 4420, to provide for advancements in carbon removal research, quantification, and commercialization, including by harnessing natural processes, and for other purposes (CREST Act of 2022);
- S. 4424, to amend the Recreation and Public Purposes Act to authorize sales and leases of certain Federal land to federally recognized Indian Tribes, and for other purposes (Recreation and Public Purposes Tribal Parity Act);
- S. 4515, to require the Secretary of Energy to stipulate, as a condition on the sale at auction of any crude oil from the Strategic Petroleum Reserve, that the crude oil not be exported to certain countries, and for other purposes (No Emergency Crude Oil for Foreign Adversaries Act);
- S. 4542, to establish the Dolores River National Conservation Area and the Dolores River Special Management Area in the State of Colorado, to protect private water rights in the State, and for other purposes (Dolores River National Conservation Area and Special Management Area Act);
- S. 4579, to amend the Energy and Water Development and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2015, to extend certain deadlines applicable to pilot projects to increase Colorado River System water to address effects of historic drought conditions, and for other purposes (Colorado River Basin Conservation Act);
- S. 4651, to amend the Energy Policy and Conservation Act to require the Secretary of Energy to stipulate, as a condition on the sale at auction of any petroleum products from the Strategic Petroleum Reserve, that the petroleum products not be exported to certain countries, to prohibit such sales to certain state-owned entities, and for other purposes;
- S. 4732, to authorize the Georgetown African American Historic Landmark Project and Tour to establish a commemorative work in the District of Columbia and its environs, and for other purposes (Enslaved Voyages Memorial Act);
- S. 4860, to provide for the establishment of a grazing management program on Federal land in Malheur County, Oregon, and for other purposes (Malheur Community Empowerment for the Owhyee Act);
- S. 4995, to require the Secretary of Agriculture and the Secretary of the Interior to prioritize the completion of the Continental Divide National Scenic Trail, and for other purposes (Continental Divide Trail Completion Act);
- S. 5129, to modify the boundary of the Mammoth Cave National Park in the State of Kentucky;
- S.___, discussion draft to establish a new organization to manage nuclear waste, provide a consensual process for siting nuclear waste facilities, ensure adequate funding for managing nuclear water, and for other purposes (Nuclear Waste Administration Act); and
- S.J. Res. 62, approving the location of a memorial to commemorate the commitment of the United States to a free press by honoring journalists who sacrificed their lives in service to that cause.
The hearing will be webcast live on the committee’s website, and an archived video will be available shortly after the hearing concludes.