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NMA Responds to Anti-Mining Provisions in House Reconciliation Bill

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The National Mining Association (NMA) today issued the following statement from Rich Nolan, NMA President and CEO, responding to the various egregious anti-mining provisions included in the House Reconciliation package that was posted today. Rich Nolan, NMA President and CEO: “While... Read More

NMA Statement on Federal Government Minnesota Mineral Withdrawal Study

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The National Mining Association (NMA) today issued the following statement on the federal government’s action to initiate a mineral withdrawal study of more than 220,000 acres of land in Minnesota. Any limits on mining on public lands should be examined very closely – particularly... Read More

National Mining Association Testifies on Proposed Changes to Mining Law

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Katie Sweeney, Executive Vice President and General Counsel of the National Mining Association (NMA), testified today before the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee in a hearing examining potential updates to the Mining Law of 1872. Excerpts from her testimony are included... Read More

NMA Supports "Abandoned Mine Land Reclamation Fee Reauthorization Act"

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The National Mining Association (NMA) today applauded the "Abandoned Mine Land Reclamation Fee Reauthorization Act," introduced by Wyoming Senators John Barrasso and Cynthia Lummis, which would reauthorize the fee for seven years, ensuring a steady source of revenue for cleanup activities... Read More

NMA Supports "Abandoned Mine Land Reclamation Fee Reauthorization Act"

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The National Mining Association (NMA) today applauded the "Abandoned Mine Land Reclamation Fee Reauthorization Act", introduced by Rep. Liz Cheney (R-Wyo.), which would reauthorize the Abandoned Mine Land (AML) fee while instituting key reforms to the program to increase accountability. “When... Read More

NMA Statement on U.S. Infrastructure Initiatives

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The National Mining Association (NMA) today released the following statement on President Joe Biden’s infrastructure and jobs plan. “As Congress begins to address the President’s plan, any infrastructure push aimed at bringing stability and growth to our economy and strengthening... Read More

NMA Statement on USDA Actions Regarding Resolution Copper Project

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The National Mining Association (NMA) today issued the following statement on the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) direction to the Forest Service to withdraw the Notice of Availability and rescind the Final Environmental Impact Statement and draft Record of Decision on the... Read More

NMA Opposes Unnecessary Arizona Land Withdrawal

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The National Mining Association (NMA) today issued the following statement opposing legislation introduced by Rep. Raul Grijalva (D-AZ), the “Grand Canyon Protection Act” H.R. 1052, which will be brought to the floor this week as part of the public lands package. The bill would unnecessarily... Read More

NMA Statement on Inauguration

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The National Mining Association (NMA) today issued the following statement from Rich Nolan, President and CEO, on next week's Inauguration Day. “For more than 200 years, our nation has gathered peacefully on Inauguration Day under the leadership of thoughtful elected officials to... Read More

Statement on the Violence at the U.S. Capitol

January 6, 2021, 4:40 p.m. Eastern The violence at the U.S. Capitol today is appalling and has no place in America. All of us the National Mining Association support the Members of Congress and their staff, the journalists, the Capitol Police and law enforcement who are bravely working to restore... Read More

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