• Hardrock Mining Reform Seeks to Level the Playing Field

    Legislation Introduced in both House and Senate aims to collect royalties from minerals mined on public land and ensure that hard rock mines are cleaned up. Subscribe to WORC’s Blog! During a May 9th press conference, Congressman Grijalva (D-AZ) and Lowenthal (D-CA), along with Senator Udall (D-NM) announced the reintroduction of their respective legislation to reform hardrock mining.

  • Hardrock Mining & Uranium WORC

    But hardrock mining is governed by a law written nearly 150 years ago. That’s right a law signed nearly 150 years ago by President Ulysses S. Grant covers the mining of these metals today. WORC and our groups have been organizing for decades to get comprehensive reform of the 1872 mining law.

  • Hardrock mining reform seeks to level the playing field

    During a press conference this morning, Congressman Grijalva (D-AZ), Lowenthal (D-CA), and Senator Udall (D-NM) announced the reintroduction of their respective legislation to reform hardrock mining. The legislation would replace the General Mining Law of 1872, which is still in effect and governs mining for hardrock minerals such as gold, copper, and uranium on publicly owned lands.

  • Mining Reform: Hardrock Miners Should Pay Federal

    26-03-2019· They include billions of dollars in lost royalties from domestic and foreign mining companies. Producers generally pay a royalty of 8 to 12.5 percent to

  • Legislation for hard rock mining reform YouTube

    02-12-2015· Nov 5, 2015 US Senate Senators Tom Udall and Martin Heinrich Reform the Mining Act of 1872.

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  • Hard Rock Mining legislation reform YouTube

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  • HARDROCK MINING REFORM ACT OF 2019 Tom Udall

    The Hardrock Mining Reform Act of 2019 reforms the outdated laws that have governed hardrock mining since the days of the Gold Rush era, a time when Ulysses S. Grant was President, and westward expansion was the overarching goal. This Act replaces the existing system, with a modern governing structure that provides

  • Hardrock Mining and Reclamation Act of 2015 Earths

    The Hardrock Mining and Reclaimation Act of 2015 (S. 2254) was introduced by Senators Tom Udall (D-NM), Michael Bennet (D-CO), Martin Heinrich (D-NM), Ed Markey (D-MA) and Ron Wyden (D-OR). Eliminates Patenting The legislation permanently repeals the provision of the More »

  • The 1872 Mining Law: Hardrock Mining and Reclamation

    Implements Fiscal Reforms Current law allows extraction of public minerals without royalty payment to taxpayers. The 1872 Mining Law still allows multinational mining companies to buy (patent) mineral bearing public land for less than $5.00 per acre — although the annually renewed patenting moratorium has stopped new patents since 1995.

  • Underground mining (hard rock) Wikipedia

    Underground hard rock mining refers to various underground mining techniques used to excavate hard minerals, usually those containing metals such as ore containing gold, silver, iron, copper, zinc, nickel, tin and lead, but also involves using the same techniques for excavating ores of gems such as s or rubies. Soft rock mining refers to excavation of softer minerals such as salt, coal

  • Long Overdue Reforms to Address the Toxic Legacy of

    WASHINGTON, D.C. — The House Committee on Natural Resources took an important step forward today to ensure that America’s public lands, waters and wildlife will be protected from the impacts of hardrock mining by passing the Hardrock Leasing and Reclamation Act out of committee. The bill modernizes the antiquated 1872 mining act which has allowed international corporations to pillage

  • HARDROCK MINING REFORM ACT OF 2019 Tom Udall

    The Hardrock Mining Reform Act of 2019 reforms the outdated laws that have governed hardrock mining since the days of the Gold Rush era, a time when Ulysses S. Grant was President, and westward expansion was the overarching goal. This Act replaces the existing system, with a modern governing structure that provides

  • H.R.963 Hardrock Mining Reform and Reclamation Act

    Summary of H.R.963 114th Congress (2015-2016): Hardrock Mining Reform and Reclamation Act of 2015

  • Reform of 1872 law would make Barrick, Newmont pay

    10-05-2019· Chairman of the House Natural Resources Committee, Raúl Grijalva (D-Ariz.), and Sen. Tom Udall (D-N.M.), announced the introduction of their companion House and Senate mining reform bills that would establish a 12.5 percent royalty on production from new hard rock mining operations the same amount as the federal government collects from oil & gas and coal production on federal

  • Sierra Club Welcomes Hardrock Mining Reform Sierra Club

    WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Representative Raúl M. Grijalva and Senator Tom Udall today introduced legislation to finally reform the Mining Law of 1872. The legislation would be the first update to the mining laws since the time of pick and shovel miners.

  • Heinrich Calls For Hardrock Mining Reform

    Heinrich Calls For Hardrock Mining Reform “We cannot wait any longer to fix our hardrock mining system on public lands, and we certainly shouldn’t be looking for ways to expedite permits within a system as broken as this one is.” Tuesday, July 16, 2019

  • Hardrock mining reform bill introduced in Senate

    September 19, 2017. Following the House Natural Resources Subcommittee on Energy and Mineral Resources hearing on hardrock mines, the Senate is now wading into the contentious area of mining policy reform. Senator Tom Udall (D-NM), along with four Democratic cosponsors, introduced the Hardrock Mining and Reclamation Act of 2017 ().Senator Udall’s bill would affect mining legislation

  • Senators Introduce Bill to Reform Antiquated Hardrock

    19-09-2017· WASHINGTON — Today, U.S. Senators Tom Udall (D-N.M.), Martin Heinrich (D-N.M.), Michael Bennet (D-Colo.), Ron Wyden (D-Ore.) and Edward J. Markey (D-Mass.) introduced the Hardrock Mining and Reclamation Act of 2017, legislation to modernize the nation’s antiquated hardrock mining laws. The bill requires companies to pay royalties for the first time for the ability to extract

  • Underground mining (hard rock) Wikipedia

    Underground hard rock mining refers to various underground mining techniques used to excavate hard minerals, usually those containing metals such as ore containing gold, silver, iron, copper, zinc, nickel, tin and lead, but also involves using the same techniques for excavating ores of gems such as s or rubies. Soft rock mining refers to excavation of softer minerals such as salt, coal

  • General Mining Act of 1872 Wikipedia

    The General Mining Act of 1872 is a United States federal law that authorizes and governs prospecting and mining for economic minerals, such as gold, platinum, and silver, on federal public lands.This law, approved on May 10, 1872, codified the informal system of acquiring and protecting mining claims on public land, formed by prospectors in California and Nevada from the late 1840s through