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NMA Urges Action to Counter Increasing Mineral Import Reliance

WASHINGTON, D.C. – National Mining Association (NMA) President and CEO Hal Quinn offered the following comment on today’s Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources’ examination of U.S. import dependence for minerals: “With increasing calls to support U.S. businesses and manufacturing, a natural... Read More

NMA Welcomes Secretary of the Interior

WASHINGTON, D.C.– National Mining Association (NMA) president and CEO Hal Quinn issued the following statement after Rep. Ryan Zinke (R-Mont.) was confirmed to be the nation’s next Secretary of the Interior: “Our congratulations go to Secretary Zinke on his confirmation as Secretary of the Interior. “His... Read More

President Hits the Mark in Speech to Congress

WASHINGTON, D.C. – National Mining Association (NMA) president and CEO Hal Quinn issued this statement applauding President Trump’s speech last night to a joint session of Congress: “America’s miners applaud the president for his steadfast support for policies that stimulate economic opportunity,... Read More

NMA Welcomes Executive Order on WOTUS

WASHINGTON, D.C. – National Mining Association (NMA) President and CEO Hal Quinn issued this statement following President Trump’s signature of an executive order beginning the process of unwinding the Obama administration's controversial Waters of the U.S. (WOTUS) rule. The WOTUS rule expands federal... Read More

NMA Welcomes a New Leader at EPA

WASHINGTON, D.C. – National Mining Association (NMA) president and CEO Hal Quinn issued the following statement on the Senate vote to confirm former Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt as administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA): “The mining community welcomes Mr. Pruitt to Washington... Read More

U.S. Mines Complete Safest Year Ever, Besting Last Year’s Record

Washington, D.C. – 2016 marks the safest year ever for American miners. Together, coal mines and metal/non-metal mines last year recorded the lowest fatality and injury rates in the history of U.S. mining – a sign of continuous improvement for an industry that saw a record low the previous year. The... Read More

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