Field hearing scheduled on energy development in Indian Country
The House Committee on Natural Resources has scheduled a field hearing on tribes and energy development.
The hearing takes place next Tuesday, October 4, at the State Capitol Building in Santa Fe, New Mexico. It will focus on long-standing barriers to energy development in Indian Country.
"The hearing will focus on several themes, including: the beneficial impact of energy resource development on tribal economies; how tribes currently manage their energy resources; and obstacles such as federal regulations, delays, and lack of energy resource data and information that hinder the ability of tribes to realize the full potential their energy resources for the benefit of their members and the country," a committee notice reads.