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Manufacturing and Minerals Should Be A 2016 Presidential Election Issue

May 18, 2016

Since 2000, the U.S. economy has lost more than five million manufacturing jobs and closed more than 50,000 factories.

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Minerals Mining Is a Key Player in Environmental Stewardship

April 28, 2016

Last week, Minerals Make Life celebrated Earth Day by recognizing the contribution minerals mining makes to land reclamation efforts and environmental stewardship.

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Senate Approves Energy Bill Needed to Unlock Mineral Resources

April 21, 2016

The U.S. Senate passed the “Energy Policy Modernization Act of 2016” this week.

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Harry Moser: Washington Needs to Reform the U.S. Permitting Process

April 18, 2016

Editor’s note: The minerals mining legislation is moving forward in the U.S. Senate and a vote is planned on the larger “Energy Policy Modernization Act of 2015” bill this week. Check out this post we originally shared in November for more information on the importance of this legislation.

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Federal Land Withdrawals Threaten U.S. Minerals Security and Undermine Conservation Efforts

March 22, 2016

Unprecedented land withdrawals recommended by the U.S. Forest Service and U.S. Bureau of Land Management will put our economic and minerals security at risk in the name of protecting the habitat of the sage grouse, a bird determined not endangered. 

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