EPA'S Alarming Financial Assurance Rule

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

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

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

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

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 Welcomes Proposal to Axe Illegal WOTUS Rule

WASHINGTON, D.C. – National Mining Association (NMA) President and CEO Hal Quinn issued this statement following today’s announcement of the Environmental Protection Agency and Army Corps of Engineers’ proposal to repeal the 2015 Waters of the United States (WOTUS) rule and recodify the definition of... Read More

NMA Applauds Secretary Zinke’s Land Use Planning Review

WASHINGTON, D.C. – National Mining Association (NMA) President and CEO Hal Quinn today applauded the decision by Interior Secretary Zinke to review federal land use plans and their potential for blocking multiple-use management required by federal law: “Secretary Zinke made a responsible decision... Read More

NMA Welcomes President's Infrastructure Initiative

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The National Mining Association (NMA) president and CEO Hal Quinn commented today on the importance of permit reform to President Trump’s infrastructure initiative: “President Trump’s welcome initiative to rebuild America’s declining infrastructure is poised to spur activity and... Read More

Hal Quinn's Editorial in World Coal Magazine

A change in the fortunes of US coal is on the horizon with recent changes in politics, policy and markets. President Trump represents a dramatic departure from his predecessor on the question of US energy policy in general...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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