Sen. Lee highlights Utah’s White Mesa Mill in Senate hearing

In a hearing of the Senate Committee on Energy & Natural Resources, Sen. Mike Lee (R-UT) questioned the potential impact of a royalty fee as proposed by House Democrats in the reconciliation package during the Committee’s examination of the Mining Law of 1872. During questioning of the Executive Vice President and General Counsel of the National Mining Association, Katie Sweeney, Sen. Lee reminded hearing participants and viewers that Utah’s San Juan County is home to the last remaining Uranium mill in the United States, the White Mesa Mill. See Sen. Lee’s full exchange with the witnesses below.