Think tanks wary of excessive regulation on mining

Posted on February 06, 2012 by Minerals Make Life

In a Washington Times opinion piece, Ron Arnold, executive vice president of the Center for the Defense of Free Enterprise, discusses a “current crop of hostile measures coming out of Congress and the Obama administration.” He cites Robert Gordon, the Heritage Foundation’s senior adviser for strategic outreach, who says that ceaseless regulation targeting mining, among other sectors, has had a negative effect on jobs.

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