NMA Applauds Executive Order Targeting the Costly Power Plan and the Coal Moratorium

Prompt Action Can Save High-Wage Jobs and Strengthen Energy Independence

NMA Applauds President, Congress for Overturning BLM’S Muddled Planning 2.0 Rule

NMA applauded President Trump for signing the joint resolution of disapproval that overturns BLM'S Planning 2.0 Rule.

Our Broken Permitting Process Hinders the Creation of High-Wage Jobs Supported by Minerals Mining

EPA'S Alarming Financial Assurance Rule

NMA opposes the duplicative, costly rule that does little to safeguard the environment.

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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NMA Applauds EPA Stay of Duplicative ELG Rule

Washington, D.C. - The National Mining Association (NMA) today applauded the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) issuance of an administrative stay, delaying implementation of the final 2015 Effluent Limitations Guidelines (ELG) rule for steam electric plants pending the agency’s review. An... Read More

NMA Hails Pruitt’s Support for Coal

WASHINGTON, D.C. – National Mining Association (NMA) president and CEO Hal Quinn issued the following statement regarding EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt’s visit today at the Harvey Mine and training complex in Pennsylvania: “It’s encouraging to hear a senior government official recognize the contribution... Read More

Coal Boom: Hiring Spikes 'Through The Roof'

Luke Popovich of the National Mining Association said that Trump's move at the very least will keep the coal industry open for business and slow the job drain. Trump's executive order and new coal leases approved by the Interior Department will "prevent further job losses," he said. Better yet, "...Read More

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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