Fact Sheets

Posted on April 16, 2019 by Minerals Make Life

Fact Sheets

Regulating U.S. Mining

Mining is one of the most heavily-regulated industries in the world. The Mining Law of 1872 – whic...

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Commonsense Regulation that Recognizes Existing State and Federal Protections

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) 2017 decision not to impose additional financ...

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Exposing U.S. Supply Chains to Risk

New mining operations are already either restricted or banned on more than half of all federally own...

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Muddy Existing Clean Water Regulation

Both the U.S. Constitution and the Clean Water Act place limits on federal authority over waters, an...

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

The U.S. Department of Interior is proposing to withdraw 10 million acres of mineral rich land fro...

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