Committee on Michigan's Mining Future

The Committee on Michigan’s Mining Future (CMMF) is an advisory committee created by Public Act 47 of 2019 to recommend actions that strengthen and develop a sustainable, more diversified mining and minerals industry in this state, while protecting the environment and natural resources. The Committee will evaluate government policies that affect the mining and minerals industry, recommend public policy strategies to enhance the growth of the mining and minerals industry, and advise on the development of partnerships between industries, institutions, environmental groups, funding groups, and state and federal resources and other entities. The Committee will be dissolved 60 days after the submission of its final report.

 

Public Act 47 of 2019

Committee on Michigan's Mining Future homepage

 

EGLE Contact

Adam Wygant, Oil, Gas and Mineral Division Director

Email: wyganta@michigan.gov

Phone: 517-284-6823

 

Members:

Richard Becker, Monroe

Represents an aggregate mining operation in the state

 

Dr. Snehamoy Chatterjee, Houghton

Represents a current or retired research faculty member with a degree in mining or geology

 

Sean Hammong, Lansing

Represents a statewide environmental organization

 

Matthew Johnson, Marquette

Represents a mettalic non-ferrous mining operation in the state

 

Stephen Kessler, Ann Arbor

Represents a current or retired research faculty member with a degree in mining or geology

 

James Kochevar, Marquette

Represents a ferrous mining operation in this state

 

Chad Korpi, Ishpeming

Represents member of a local chapter of an international steel workers union representing workers at an ongoing ferrous mining operation in this state or workers from an idled ferrous mining operation in this state

 

Jerome Maynard, Marquette

Represents a statewide environmental organization

 

Deborah Pellow, Ishpeming

Represents a municipality in the state where a ferrous, metallic nonferrous, or aggregate mining operation is located

 

Evelyn Ravindran, L'Anse

Represents members of a federally recognized Indian Tribe