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Mill Site Location and Patenting under the 1872 Mining Law

Mill Site Location and Patenting under the 1872 Mining Law

PUBLICATION DATE: October 8, 2003

AUTHOR: Gale Norton

SUMMARY: Gale Norton's effective overturning of the mill site limitation under the 1872 Mining Law

Factoid #24: Uglier Than Cinderella’s Stepsister

Factoid #24: Uglier Than Cinderella’s Stepsister

PUBLICATION DATE: October 5, 2003

MINER A GLOBAL

MINER A GLOBAL

PUBLICATION DATE: October 1, 2003

Global Mining Snapshot

Global Mining Snapshot

PUBLICATION DATE: October 1, 2003

Factoid #23: Messing With Mother Nature

Factoid #23: Messing With Mother Nature

PUBLICATION DATE: September 12, 2003

Factoid #17: Open Mouth, Insert Foot, Repeat

Factoid #17: Open Mouth, Insert Foot, Repeat

PUBLICATION DATE: June 20, 2003

Factoid #16: This Land Is Whose Land?

Factoid #16: This Land Is Whose Land?

PUBLICATION DATE: June 6, 2003

Expert Testimony on Hydraulic Fracturing Impacts

Expert Testimony on Hydraulic Fracturing Impacts

PUBLICATION DATE: May 15, 2003

AUTHOR: John D. Bredehoeft

Factoid #13: The Tooth Fairy Is A Better Deal

Factoid #13: The Tooth Fairy Is A Better Deal

PUBLICATION DATE: May 6, 2003

Cleaning Up Western Watersheds

Cleaning Up Western Watersheds

PUBLICATION DATE: May 1, 2003

AUTHOR: Kelly Custer

Factoid #12: Save Our Youth From Heavy Metal

Factoid #12: Save Our Youth From Heavy Metal

PUBLICATION DATE: April 23, 2003

Factoid #11: And For Their Next Trick…

Factoid #11: And For Their Next Trick…

PUBLICATION DATE: April 16, 2003

Factoid #10: Don’t You Be My Neighbor

Factoid #10: Don’t You Be My Neighbor

PUBLICATION DATE: April 8, 2003

Factoid # 9: Making A Molehill Out Of A Mountain

Factoid # 9: Making A Molehill Out Of A Mountain

PUBLICATION DATE: April 4, 2003

Factoid # 6: Gold Mine With All The Toppings Please

Factoid # 6: Gold Mine With All The Toppings Please

PUBLICATION DATE: March 25, 2003

Putting a Price on Pollution

Putting a Price on Pollution

PUBLICATION DATE: March 18, 2003

AUTHOR: Jim Kuipers

Factoid # 2: Free Lunch for Fat Cats

Factoid # 2: Free Lunch for Fat Cats

PUBLICATION DATE: March 11, 2003

Factoid # 1: Want Some Fries With That Gold Mine?

Factoid # 1: Want Some Fries With That Gold Mine?

PUBLICATION DATE: March 5, 2003

Predictions and Promises

Predictions and Promises

PUBLICATION DATE: March 1, 2003

AUTHOR: Robert Moran

Predicciones y Promesas

Predicciones y Promesas

PUBLICATION DATE: March 1, 2003

AUTHOR: Robert Moran

Abandoned Mines in Arizona

Abandoned Mines in Arizona

PUBLICATION DATE: February 26, 2003

Udall Bill Revenue Estimate

Udall Bill Revenue Estimate

PUBLICATION DATE: February 26, 2003

AUTHOR: Alan Septoff

Evaluating Risk

Evaluating Risk

PUBLICATION DATE: November 1, 2002

AUTHOR: Alburnus Maior, CEE Bankwatch Network, Mineral Policy Center

OGAP Public Comments to EPA on Hydraulic Fracturing Study

OGAP Public Comments to EPA on Hydraulic Fracturing Study

PUBLICATION DATE: October 8, 2002

AUTHOR: Gwen Lachelt

Mining After Johannesburg

Mining After Johannesburg

PUBLICATION DATE: September 1, 2002

AUTHOR: Jozsef Feiler

SUMMARY: Mineral Policy Center Discussion Paper

Letter to Deputy Assistant Secretary Fulton

Letter to Deputy Assistant Secretary Fulton

PUBLICATION DATE: August 2, 2002

SUMMARY: Because of regional variances and differences in governing legislation, to be credible, the task force must hold meetings with interested environmental and community groups working on coal, oil and gas, and hard rock minerals. It is critical that the task force have meetings on each issue in different regions of the country.

Testimony of Jim Kuipers, Consulting Mining Engineer, Center for Science in Public Participation

Testimony of Jim Kuipers, Consulting Mining Engineer, Center for Science in Public Participation

PUBLICATION DATE: July 23, 2002

SUMMARY: The solution involves not weakening protections against corporate irresponsibility. Instead, the government should work with the industry and other stakeholders to ensure that adequate financial guarantees are in place so that the industry is able to pay for mine pollution clean-up and spare taxpayers the cost.

MPC News—summer 2002

MPC News—summer 2002

PUBLICATION DATE: July 1, 2002

Letter to Lowe’s about Ironite Fertilizer

Letter to Lowe’s about Ironite Fertilizer

PUBLICATION DATE: June 11, 2002

SUMMARY: We request that you act to protect human health and consumers' right to know by discontinuing the sale of Ironite at Lowe's stores nationwide.

Letter to Home Depot about Ironite Fertilizer

Letter to Home Depot about Ironite Fertilizer

PUBLICATION DATE: June 11, 2002

SUMMARY: We request that you act to protect human health and consumers' right to know by discontinuing the sale of Ironite at Home Depot stores nationwide.

Decoding Cyanide

Decoding Cyanide

PUBLICATION DATE: February 22, 2002

AUTHOR: Robert E. Moran

SUMMARY: A Submission to the European Union and the United Nations Environmental Programme

Environmentalists’ Letter to Norton

Environmentalists’ Letter to Norton

PUBLICATION DATE: February 19, 2002

SUMMARY: Secretary Norton, you have the opportunity to benefit communities throughout the West and around the country by making lasting and important improvements to mining on public lands, according to these principles. The environmentally sustainable and fiscally prudent principles we offer are consistent with every other use of public lands. Thank you for the opportunity to share our principles of meaningful reform of the 1872 Mining Law.

Norton Reform Letter

Norton Reform Letter

PUBLICATION DATE: February 19, 2002

SUMMARY: Secretary Norton, you have the opportunity to benefit communities throughout the West and around the country by making lasting and important improvements to mining on public lands, according to these principles. The environmentally sustainable and fiscally prudent principles we offer are consistent with every other use of public lands. Thank you for the opportunity to share our principles of meaningful reform of the 1872 Mining Law.

Hydraulic Fracturing of Coalbed Methane Wells:  A Threat to Drinking Water

Hydraulic Fracturing of Coalbed Methane Wells:  A Threat to Drinking Water

PUBLICATION DATE: January 1, 2002

AUTHOR: Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC)

SUMMARY: A report by the Natural Resources Defense Council outlining the threats to drinking water posed by hydraulic fracturing; and legislative solutions to minimize the threat.

Preserving our Public Lands

Preserving our Public Lands

PUBLICATION DATE: January 1, 2002

AUTHOR: Thomas Darin and Travis Stills

SUMMARY: This guide provides concerned citizens and activists with the tools they need to influence key public land decisions concerning oil and gas development on our national forests and on Bureau of Land Management lands.

Norton Mining Rule

Norton Mining Rule

PUBLICATION DATE: December 1, 2001

SUMMARY: On Thursday, October 25th, Secretary of Interior Gale Norton announced that the Bureau of Land Management would revoke the strong 3809 environmental mining rule first published in November 2000, and replace it with much weaker regulations. On Tuesday, October 30th, 2001, the BLM published the new, weak rule in the Federal Register. In doing so, Secretary Norton ignored 97% of public comments, turning her back on Western communities and the environment.

Una Mirada Alternativa a la Propuesta de Miner a en Tambogrande, Per

Una Mirada Alternativa a la Propuesta de Miner a en Tambogrande, Per

PUBLICATION DATE: August 15, 2001

AUTHOR: Robert E. Moran, Ph.D.

SUMMARY: Los impactos que se proyectan por la explotaci n de la mina son graves. La construcci n de la mina requerir la reubicaci n de aproximadamente 8.000 habitantes de una poblaci n de entre 14.000 a 16.000 personas y la desviaci n del cauce de un r o.

An Alternative Look at a Proposed Mine In Tambogrande, Peru

An Alternative Look at a Proposed Mine In Tambogrande, Peru

PUBLICATION DATE: August 15, 2001

AUTHOR: Robert E. Moran, Ph.D.

SUMMARY: Projected impacts of the mine could be severe. Construction of the mine would require the relocation of an estimated 8,000 inhabitants of a total population of between 14,000 and 16,000 people and the diversion of a local river.

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