Gosar Questions Biden's Canada First Mining Policy

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Prescott, AZ – Congressman Paul A. Gosar, D.D.S. (AZ-04), Ranking Member of the House Natural Resources Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee, issued the following statement after sending a letter to Secretary of Commerce Gina Raimondo seeking documents and background information on a secret meeting held earlier this year with foreign mining corporations. “Reports of a secret meeting in March ...

Gosar Reintroduces the Public Lands Renewable Energy Development Act

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WASHINGTON D.C. - Congressman Paul A. Gosar, D.D.S. (AZ-04) issued the following statement after introducing the Public Land Renewable Energy Development Act (PLREDA) of 2021, which will increase production of wind, solar, and geothermal energy on public lands while also establishing a revenue sharing mechanism that ensures a fair return for states, counties, sportsmen, conservation, and taxpayers...

Members of the Natural Resource Committee Call on Biden to Stop Selling American Mining Jobs to Foreign Nations

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WASHINGTON D.C. - Today, Congressman Paul A. Gosar (AZ-04), Natural Resources Committee Ranking Member Bruce Westerman (AR-04), and other members of the Committee sent a letter to Mr. Biden calling on his Administration to support American mining jobs and stop selling out those mining jobs to Canada. “It is unacceptable that this Administration is bartering the jobs of American miners, steelworker...

Washington Times: Critical minerals, critical for our future

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Critical minerals, critical for our future By U.S. Rep. Paul A. Gosar, D.D.S. - Wednesday, April 21, 2021 ANALYSIS/OPINION: I have been working on protecting and enhancing our critical mineral supply chain for several years. Why? Almost every modern convenience is dependent upon these minerals. Items like solar panels and photovoltaic cells, wind power turbines, electric vehicles, drones, fighter...

Gosar Announces Federal Funding for Colorado River Indian Tribe

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WASHINGTON D.C. - Congressman Paul Gosar, D.D.S. (AZ-04) issued the following statement in response to the Department of Interior’s decision to award $209,000 to the Colorado River Indian Tribe (CRIT) to fund a canal lining project of the Colorado River. “I am pleased to announce that CRIT will receive this critical funding to address substantial water seepage along a section of the canal of the C...

Congressman Gosar Reacts to Copper Mine Ban

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WASHINGTON D.C. - Congressman Paul Gosar (AZ-04) issued the following statement after the United States Department of Agriculture announced it was directing the United States Forest Service to withdraw the Notice of Availability and rescind the Final Environmental Impact Study and the draft Record of Decision for the proposed Resolution Copper on the Tonto National Forest. “I am very disappointed ...

Gosar, Sinema introduce the La Paz County Land Solar Development and Job Creation Act of 2021

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WASHINGTON D.C. - Today, U.S. Congressman Paul A. Gosar, D.D.S. (AZ-04) and Senator Kyrsten Sinema introduced the La Paz County Land Solar Development and Job Creation Act of 2021, which transfers 4,800 acres of Bureau of Land Management land to La Paz County for economic development, creating jobs while boosting affordable, renewable energy. Statement from Rep. Paul A. Gosar (AZ-04) - “I am proud...

Congressman Gosar Denounces Democrat Land Grab in His District

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WASHINGTON D.C. - Congressman Paul Gosar (AZ-04) issued the following statement after voting against H.R. 803, the Grand Canyon Protection Act. “This falsely-named legislation has absolutely nothing to do with protecting the Grand Canyon. Instead, it is an open attack on Northern Arizona mining and the hard-working people of my district. Speaker Pelosi and her liberal allies refused to hold a sing...

U.S. Government Looks to Wenden, Arizona to Help End Reliance on China for Critical Minerals

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WASHINGTON D.C. - Today the United States Defense Logistics Agency (DLA) announced that it has awarded American Manganese Inc. (AMY) a grant to perform work on the United States Government’s manganese ore stockpile located near Wenden, Arizona, with the goal of producing electrolytic manganese metal (EMM) for the nation. AMY will conduct tests of the Wenden stockpile to confirm the viability of us...

Gosar, Sinema, and McSally introduce the La Paz County Solar Energy and Job Creation Act

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Today, U.S. Congressman Paul A. Gosar, D.D.S. (AZ-04), Senator Martha McSally, and La Paz County Board of Supervisors Chairwoman Holly Irwin released the following statements about the introduction of the La Paz County Solar Energy and Job Creation Act. “The La Paz County Land Conveyance Act of 2019, which was signed onto law last year, has already been a great success for La Paz County. The La Pa...

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