Why the U.S. Needs Mine Permitting Reform
May 23, 2023
Nearly two decades ago, the U.S. attracted almost 20 percent of t...
The U.S. mining industry deserves and requires our support:
Yet, these benefits only begin to explain why Representative Raul Grijalva’s (D-Ariz) aim to overhaul the Mining Law is a bad idea.
Simply put, Rep. Grijalva’s bill: 1) demonstrates a misunderstanding of how U.S. mining is regulated, 2) would impose punitive high royalties (12.5% gross), and 3) would crush the competitiveness of our hardrock mining industry.