National Mining Association Welcomes Repeal of the Costly Power Plan

Repealing this costly rule would close a chapter of regulatory overreach that set standards without regard to price increases or availability of technology necessary to meet them.

NMA Exposes Deep Flaws in EPA’s 2017 Financial Assurance Rule

NMA documents agency’s “abject failure” to comply with the Superfund Law, examine modern mining practices or properly weigh existing state and federal requirements.

NMA Welcomes Proposal to Axe Illegal WOTUS Rule

We look forward to working with the administration as it replaces the WOTUS rule with environmentally responsible policies that provide regulatory clarity for businesses and proper recognition of state authority to manage water quality as Congress intended.

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.

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

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National Mining Association Welcomes Repeal of the Costly Power Plan

National Mining Association (NMA) President and CEO Hal Quinn today issued this statement following reports of the administration’s plans to repeal the Clean Power Plan: “As reported, Administrator Pruitt will signal a decisive break with past policies that have used regulation of doubtful legality... Read More

Freeport-McMoRan Receives NMA’s CORESafety® Certification

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The National Mining Association (NMA) today recognized Freeport-McMoRan’s achievement of independent certification under its CORESafety® system. Freeport-McMoRan joins six other companies in receiving independent certification under NMA’s signature safety initiative. “We congratulate... 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.

NMA on Social

Count on Coal
@countoncoal Oct 12

Perry: The administration before had its thumb on the scale… I’m looking to make decisions for diverse energy ow.ly/P6lC30fPuWh

Count on Coal
@countoncoal Oct 12

Perry: I’m worried about energy security - we refuse to buy into the concept of a diverse energy portfolio ow.ly/P6lC30fPuWh

Count on Coal
@countoncoal Oct 12

Perry: I’m worried about energy security - we refuse to buy into the concept of a diverse energy portfolio ow.ly/P6lC30fPuWh

Count on Coal
@countoncoal Oct 12

Perry: I think if you lose those coal fields in the NE and the power they produce -- you can never replace that. ow.ly/P6lC30fPuWh