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The Mining Law of 1872

The Mining Law of 1872, which governs exploration and mining for minerals on federal lands such as gold, copper, silver and lithium, is one of our nation’s oldest. Now some want to change that law, and here is why that’s unnecessary.

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Why We Celebrate National Miners Day

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Press Release: Department of Commerce Recommends Significant Reforms for Minerals Permitting

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