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Testimony in favor of HR 785 - authorizing use of SMCRA funds for abandoned hardrock mines

Testimony in favor of HR 785 - authorizing use of SMCRA funds for abandoned hardrock mines

PUBLICATION DATE: February 17, 2012

AUTHOR: Lauren Pagel

SUMMARY: Earthworks reluctantly endorses using funds generated by the coal mine reclamation fee to clean up abandoned hardrock mines -- only because there is no similar dedicated fund for abandoned hardrock mine reclamation.

EARTHWORKS Fact Sheet: Hardrock Mining and Reclamation Act of 2009

EARTHWORKS Fact Sheet: Hardrock Mining and Reclamation Act of 2009

PUBLICATION DATE: March 2, 2009

AUTHOR: Lauren Pagel

SUMMARY: EARTHWORKS' fact sheet for HR 699, Rep. Rahall's 1872 mining law reform.

Hardrock Mining and Reclamation Act of 2007

Hardrock Mining and Reclamation Act of 2007

PUBLICATION DATE: February 22, 2008

AUTHOR: Lauren Pagel

Canadian Mining Companies: Costing U.S. Taxpayers and the Environment

Canadian Mining Companies: Costing U.S. Taxpayers and the Environment

PUBLICATION DATE: September 5, 2006

AUTHOR: Bonnie Gestring

Abandoned Mines in Arizona

Abandoned Mines in Arizona

PUBLICATION DATE: February 26, 2003

Burden of Gilt

Burden of Gilt

PUBLICATION DATE: June 1, 1993

AUTHOR: James Lyon, T. Hilliard, T. Bethell

SUMMARY: The legacy of environmental damage from abandoned mines, and what America should do about it.

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