NMA Urges Meaningful, Comprehensive Action to Ensure Secure and Reliable Supplies of Domestic Minerals

Despite being home to abundant mineral resources, the U.S. is now 100 percent import reliant for 20 minerals and more than 50 percent import reliant for an additional 30 minerals.

New Video: Repealing the Costly Power Plan – A Smart Decision For Balanced Energy Use

Repealing the Clean Power Plan is an important step in ensuring we have the balanced electricity mix that is the foundation of a reliable electrical grid.

American Mining Key to American Infrastructure

NMA continues to emphasize the U.S. mining industry’s inextricable role in infrastructure.

Supreme Court Unanimously Upholds Industry Position; Provides Pathway for Challenges to Improper WOTUS Rule

The National Mining Association welcomed the Supreme Court’s ruling on the 509(b) Clean Water Act jurisdictional dispute.

Executive Order Recognizes Strategic Importance of Minerals Mining to Economy, National Security, Infrastructure

The administration highlighted the strategic importance of minerals mining to the United States, issuing an Executive Order titled, “A Federal Strategy to Ensure Secure and Reliable Supplies of Critical Minerals.”

EPA Declines to Impose Unnecessary, Duplicative Financial Assurance Requirements on Mining Industry 

NMA welcomed the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) decision that new, duplicative financial responsibility requirements for the hardrock mining industry are unnecessary.

NMA Welcomes Repeal of the Costly Power Plan

Repealing this costly rule closes chapter of regulatory overreach that set standards without regard to the steep costs or availability of technology necessary to meet them.

Economic Contributions of Mining

New analysis of the impact of mining is now available, offering state-by-state details on everything from jobs, contributions to GDP, coal and minerals production, and electricity generation.

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Mining For Our Future

Innovative technologies made possible through and employed by mining are providing the mineral and energy resources essential for a better life and a better future.

Strengthening the U.S. Economy

The strength and future health of the U.S. economy depends on mining, which provides the building blocks for the everyday American experience.

Maintaining Energy Security

Mining powers America, from the fuels that feed our energy grid to the metals that carry power to our homes and businesses. Coal and minerals play a key role in every stage of energy delivery.

Supporting America's Infrastructure

From foundations to roofs, power plants to wind farms, roads to bridges—America’s infrastructure projects begin with mining.

Enhancing National Security

In uncertain times, U.S. mining provides essential elements for safeguarding our nation.

Improving Mine Safety and Health

The safety and health of our workers and colleagues is a core value of the mining industry.

Developing Resources Responsibly

Natural resources are at the heart of mining, therefore good environmental stewardship is an industry imperative and a core requirement. Mining and its employees are at the center of our communities, underscoring our commitment to being good neighbors wherever we operate.

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@MiningFan Feb 16

NMA urges the DOI to broaden its view of criticality. “All minerals are ‘critical’ when we need them and can’t get… twitter.com/i/web/status/9… Retweeted by Minerals Make Life

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@MiningFan Feb 16

“In Montana we have not issued a significant mining permit in over 20 years,” Congressman Greg Gianforte (R-MT) str… twitter.com/i/web/status/9… Retweeted by Minerals Make Life

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@MiningFan Feb 16

At yesterday's critical minerals hearing, Doug Stiles of Hecla Mining testified, "Permitting delays are the most si… twitter.com/i/web/status/9… Retweeted by Minerals Make Life

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Dr. Abraham, "If minerals are not mined in the U.S. with strict environmental laws, they will be mined in other cou… twitter.com/i/web/status/9… Retweeted by Minerals Make Life