TV News LIES

Saturday, Sep 23rd

Last update05:20:13 AM GMT

You are here News Congress Scientist Who Testified In Support Of Mining Around The Grand Canyon Stands To Make $225,000 From It

Scientist Who Testified In Support Of Mining Around The Grand Canyon Stands To Make $225,000 From It

E-mail Print PDF

Dr. Karen WenrichAt a hearing yesterday on the bill in the Subcommittee on National Parks, Forest and Public Lands, Republicans called a witness to the stand who is a retired United States Geological Survey scientist. Dr. Karen Wenrich noted in her testimony supporting the bill that the Bureau of Land Management has “vastly overstated the environmental harm caused by past and potential uranium development.”

However, under questioning from Representative Raul Grijalva (D-AZ), it became clear through public Securities and Exchange Commission filings that Wenrich stands to make $225,000 by selling 61 uranium claims that she owns only if the Interior Department’s withdrawal does not go forward.

GRIJALVA: Ms. Wenrich, let me ask you a couple of questions. Do you stand to benefit personally if the Department’s proposed withdrawal is terminated? In other words, would you benefit financially if the bill you are testifying on were enacted and became law?

WENRICH: Just like everybody in northern Arizona I stand to benefit from having a job. But if you’re thinking that that’s going to affect my testimony I might point out to you that I am a research scientist with a PhD, I have done almost all of this research prior to this.

GRIJALVA: Ok but I’m asking about if…well Mr. Chairman, let me just submit for the record copies of a Securities and Exchange Commission filing by American Energy Fields, Inc. that states that the witness will receive at least $225,000 for selling 61 uranium claims that she currently owns in northern Arizona once the withdrawal is terminated. Is that SEC filing correct, Ms. Wenrich?

More...


Most Recent Related Stories...


Congress should protect evidence gathered by Mueller in Russia probe, experts warn

Bob Graham, D-FlWith the continuing possibility that President Trump could fire special counsel Robert Mueller to thwart the...

Senators Try To Rein In Saudi Arabia’s Brutal U.S.-Backed Campaign In Yemen

Senate wants to rein in Saudi war in Yemen An influential bipartisan duo of lawmakers is using this week’s consideration of a must-pass defense spending...

AARP: GOP repeal could raise seniors' healthcare cost by $16K a year

GOP bill could cost seniors A new study Thursday by the American Association of Retired Persons found that the Republicans'...

WH: Trump 'looks forward' to signing resolution condemning white supremacists

White supremacists denounced in Congressional billThe White House announced Wednesday that President Donald Trump will "absolutely" sign a resolution condemning the...
 
America's # 1 Enemy
Tee Shirt
& Help Support TvNewsLIES.org!
TVNL Tee Shirt
 
TVNL TOTE BAG
Conserve our Planet
& Help Support TvNewsLIES.org!
 
Get your 9/11 & Media
Deception Dollars
& Help Support TvNewsLIES.org!
 
The Loaded Deck
The First & the Best!
The Media & Bush Admin Exposed!