Fact Sheets

Dept. of the Interior’s Sweeping Land Withdrawals Threaten U.S. Minerals Security

March 14, 2016

The U.S. Department of Interior is proposing to withdraw 10 million acres of mineral rich land from new mining operations, hurting the economy and sage grouse habitat. 

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Mineral Production by State and Value 2015

January 01, 2016

Delays in the U.S. Mine Permitting Process Impair and Discourage Mining at Home

June 25, 2015

Of all the developed nations, the United States is afflicted most severely by protracted delays in obtaining mining permits. 

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Mining: The Foundation of U.S. Manufacturing

November 12, 2014

Minerals are vital to manufacturing the products and technologies that make U.S. companies world leaders in innovation, propel our economy and enable U.S. industries to compete globally.

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U.S. Mineral Production and Value by State 2012

June 26, 2013

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Industry leaders want the #permittingprocess included in the President's #regulation reform plan: ow.ly/jVJ330bV6Bz via @nytimes
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"From smartphones to solar panels, mining has become an indispensable industry in the digital age" bit.ly/2qOipmB via @duluthnews
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If we want to rebuild U.S. #infrastructure, we'll need access to U.S. #minerals! Write to your policymakers today:… twitter.com/i/web/status/8…
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