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NMA Welcomes FERC Action to Restore Electricity Market Integrity

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The National Mining Association (NMA) today issued the following statement from Rich Nolan, NMA President & CEO, responding to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission’s (FERC) decision to expand PJM’s Minimum Offer Price Rule (MOPR). “Competitive electricity markets have been... Read More

National Miners Day Recognizes the Contributions of Miners

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The National Mining Association (NMA) this week is recognizing National Miners Day with new polling that highlights the importance of mining to everyday life. National Miners day, December 6, was established to acknowledge the contributions and sacrifices of our nation’s miners. “National... Read More

CONSOL Energy Receives NMA's CORESafety® Certification

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The National Mining Association (NMA) today recognized CONSOL Energy Inc. for becoming certified under its CORESafety® initiative. CONSOL is the 10th mining company to be fully certified utilizing the framework, which aims for zero fatalities and a 50 percent reduction in rate of injuries... Read More

Rich Nolan Named President and CEO of the National Mining Association

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The National Mining Association (NMA) today announced that Rich Nolan has been elected the Association’s new President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO), following a detailed search process led by a Search Committee comprised of members of the Association’s Board of Directors’ Executive... Read More

NMA Welcomes the Repeal of the Flawed 2015 WOTUS Rule

WASHINGTON, D.C. – National Mining Association (NMA) President and CEO Hal Quinn issued this statement following today’s action from the Environmental Protection Agency repealing the 2015 Waters of the United States (WOTUS) rule: “Today’s repeal turns the page on a deeply problematic regulation that... Read More

NMA Welcomes Ruling that Overturns Obama WOTUS Rule

WASHINGTON, D.C. – National Mining Association (NMA) President and CEO Hal Quinn issued this statement following the ruling by the United States District Court Southern District of Texas Galveston Division that the 2015 Waters of the United States (WOTUS) rule was unlawful: “This ruling affirms the... Read More

Federal Court Decision Turns NEPA on Its Head

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Hal Quinn, National Mining Association (NMA) President and CEO, issued the following statement today in response to a federal district court ruling requiring National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) review before discontinuing a voluntary programmatic environmental analysis. “This... Read More

American Voters Support Government Action on Key Mining Priorities

WASHINGTON, D.C. – As the president prepares to deliver his second State of the Union address, U.S. voters want to see government action on a number of issues key to the mining industry – from encouraging domestic mining to prioritizing investment in advanced coal technologies – according to polling... Read More

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