U.S. Rep. Martin Heinrich Discusses Natural Resources With Students

U.S. Rep. Martin HeinrichAt the invitation of Professor Denise Fort, U.S. Rep. Martin Heinrich led a discussion with students in her Natural Resources Law class during his spring break from Congress. The freshman representative is a member of the U.S. House of Representatives Resource Committee and discussed oil and gas laws along with the current debate on the Valles Caldera National Preserve, which is required to become self-supporting by 2015.

"Rep. Heinrich is an articulate and knowledgeable policy maker in Natural Resources law," says Fort. "I thought the questions students asked him demonstrated that they are well able to contribute to this exciting field."