EPA Declines to Impose Unnecessary, Duplicative Financial Assurance Requirements on Mining Industry 

NMA welcomed the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) decision that new, duplicative financial responsibility requirements for the hardrock mining industry are unnecessary.

New Video: Are We Taking Reliable Electricity for Granted

Valuing baseload coal and nuclear power is key to a resilient and reliable energy grid.

NMA Welcomes Repeal of the Costly Power Plan

Repealing this costly rule closes chapter of regulatory overreach that set standards without regard to the steep costs or availability of technology necessary to meet them.

NMA Welcomes Proposal to Axe Illegal WOTUS Rule

A welcome correction to a deeply problematic regulation that ignored the careful balance between federal and state water regulation.

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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LinkedIn Blog: National Miners Day

As we approach National Miners Day on Dec. 6, we acknowledge the sacrifices of our nation’s miners and their contributions to nearly every facet of our lives. While many things remain a constant within the industry, much has changed as well. For as long as American industry has existed, Americans... Read More

NMA Welcomes Pro-Growth Tax Bill

National Mining Association (NMA) president and CEO Hal Quinn today issued the following statement urging Senate passage of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act: "America's mining industry urges the Senate to pass the tax bill to stimulate economic growth and job creation. U.S. mining faces one of the highest... 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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On National Miners Day, we recognize and celebrate miners for all they do. At the Department of Labor, we are commi… twitter.com/i/web/status/9… Retweeted by Minerals Make Life