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Summer Field Program - August 11-16, 2008

Trip Photos

Gale Kabat (U.S. Department of Energy, Energy Information Administration), and Amy Rober (U.S. Bureau of Reclamation), preparing to go underground at the Henderson Molybdenum Mine.

Mary Tiemann (Congressional Research Service) learns about evacuation procedures in the Henderson Mine.

Barrett Resorces drilling rig near Silt, Colorado.

Mary Tiemann (Congressional Research Service) and Steve Feldgus (House Committee on Natural Resources) listen as Monte Shed (with the help of a local friend) explains how directional drilling is accomplished.

Listening to Keith Lambert, mayor of Rifle, Colorado talk about the impact of natural resource production on the town..

Mary Tiemann (Congressional Research Service) and
John Huttunen (Bureau of Land Management) listen to
Doug Nolte of the West Elk Coal Mine explain the
operations of the mine.

Gale Kabat (U.S. Department of Energy, Energy Information Administration), Mary Tiemann (Congressional Research Service), Meghan Housewright (House Committee on Science and Technology), Megan Carroll (Congressional Budget Office), and Mark Davis (U.S. Department of the Interior) listen to an explanation of the operations of the Morrow Point Powerplant from Gene Lincoln of the Staff.
Group picture at playground in Naturita, Colorado
After lunch in the city park at Naturita, Colorado.

Chuck Cogar (Office of Senator Wayne Allard) listens to an explanation from Ross Gupka of the New Horizon Coal Mine at Naturita, Colorado.

Brent Kramer of Energy Fuels Resources Corporation speaks to the EMFI participants on the bus about uranium mining activity in the Uravan area.