2011 GSA Annual Meeting in Minneapolis (912 October 2011)
Session No. 124 Monday, 10 October 2011
1:30 PM-5:30 PM, Minneapolis Convention Center: Room 101A-C

P4. Rare Earth Elements and Critical Minerals for a Sustainable and Secure Future (GSA Geology and Society Division; GSA Geology and Public Policy Committee; GSA Mineralogy, Geochemistry, Petrology, and Volcanology Division)

Craig M. Schiffries, Presiding
 Paper #Start Time
124-11:30 PM NONRENEWABLE RESOURCE CONSTRAINTS ON THE DEPLOYMENT OF RENEWABLE ENERGY TECHNOLOGIES: SCHIFFRIES, Craig M., Carnegie Institution of Washington, Geophysical Laboratory, 5251 Broad Branch Road, NW, Washington, DC 20015, cschiffries@ciw.edu
124-21:45 PM A NATIONAL CRITICAL MATERIALS STRATEGY -- PERSPECTIVE FROM THE WHITE HOUSE: WADIA, Cyrus, Office of Science and Technology Policy, Executive Office of the President, 725 17th Street Room 5228, Washington, DC 20502, Cyrus_N._Wadia@ostp.eop.gov
124-32:05 PM CRITICAL MINERALS FOR THE 21st CENTURY - A STRATEGY FOR SUPPLY SUSTAINABILITY: MCNUTT, Marcia, DOI--U.S. Geological Survey, 12201 Sunrise Valley Dr, Mailstop 100, Reston, VA 20192, mcnutt@usgs.gov
124-42:25 PM LEGISLATION ON CRITICAL MINERALS AND MATERIALS IN THE 112th CONGRESS: BENEDETTO, Kathleen, Subcommittee on Energy and Mineral Resources, Committee on Natural Resources, U.S. House of Representatives, 1333 Longworth House Office Building, Washington, DC 20515, kathy.benedetto@mail.house.gov
124-52:45 PM BETWEEN A ROCK AND A HARD PLACE: SHAPING FEDERAL POLICIES ON CRITICAL MINERALS AND MATERIALS: ANDERSON, Allyson, Committee on Energy and Natural Resources, United States Senate, 304 Dirksen Senate Office Building, Washington, DC 20510, Allyson_anderson@energy.senate.gov
 3:05 PM Panel Discussion
124-63:20 PM RARE EARTHS AND OTHER CRITICAL ELEMENTS: ECONOMIC AND POLICY PERSPECTIVES: EGGERT, Roderick G., Division of Economics and Business, Colorado School of Mines, 1500 Illinois Street, Golden, CO 80401, reggert@mines.edu
124-73:40 PM ENERGY CRITICAL ELEMENTS: SECURING MATERIALS FOR EMERGING TECHNOLOGIES: PRICE, Jonathan G., Nevada Bureau of Mines and Geology, University of Nevada, Reno, M.S. 178, Reno, NV 89557, JonathanGPrice@alumni.ls.berkeley.edu and HITZMAN, Murray W., Chair, National Research Council Committ on Induced Seismicity Potential and Dept. Geology & Geological Engineering, Colorado School of Mines, Golden, CO 80401
124-84:10 PM CRITICAL MINERALS SCIENCE AT THE U.S. GEOLOGICAL SURVEY: DOEBRICH, Jeff L., U.S. Geological Survey, 12201 Sunrise Valley Drive, Mail Stop 913, Reston, VA 20192, jdoebric@usgs.gov
124-94:30 PM RARE-EARTH ELEMENT (REE) RESOURCES IN NORTHEASTERN CANADA: ADVANCED PROJECTS AND POTENTIAL EXPLORATION ENVIRONMENTS: KERR, Andrew, Geological Survey of Newfoundland and Labrador, Department of Natural Resources, PO Box 8700, St. John's, NF A1B 4J6 Canada, andykerr@gov.nl.ca
124-104:50 PM REE AND CRITICAL MATERIALS THE ROLE OF EXPLORATION AND ECONOMIC GEOLOGY: MEINERT, Lawrence D., Department of Geosciences, Smith College, Northampton, MA 01063, LDmeinert@gmail.com
 5:10 PM Panel Discussion

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