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Breaking the links between natural resources and conflict: The case for EU regulation

Breaking the links between natural resources and conflict: The case for EU regulation

PUBLICATION DATE: September 16, 2013

AUTHOR: Earthworks, Global Witness, Et al.

SUMMARY: This group of 58 European and global non-governmental organisations calls on the European Commission to adopt legislation requiring European business entities to conduct supply chain due diligence in order to ensure that they do not contribute to conflict financing or human rights abuses in the production and trade in natural resources.

Testimony of Cathy Carlson Before The Senate Energy and Natural resources Committee on S.796 and S.1

Testimony of Cathy Carlson Before The Senate Energy and Natural resources Committee on S.796 and S.1

PUBLICATION DATE: July 14, 2009

AUTHOR: Cathy Carlson

SUMMARY: Testimony of Cathy Carlson, EARTHWORKS policy Advisor, before the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee regarding the need for mining law reform.

Memo to Obama Transition Team

Memo to Obama Transition Team

PUBLICATION DATE: January 21, 2009

AUTHOR: Lauren Pagel

SUMMARY: A memo to President-elect Obama's transition team, regarding environmental and public health reforms and regulations.

Joint comments on 2008 Forest Service 228 mining rule proposed rule

Joint comments on 2008 Forest Service 228 mining rule proposed rule

PUBLICATION DATE: May 31, 2008

AUTHOR: Roger Flynn

Mining Taxes in Ten Western States - Appendix

Mining Taxes in Ten Western States - Appendix

PUBLICATION DATE: April 15, 2008

AUTHOR: Robert Ginsburg

Hells Canyon Preservation Council, EARTHWORKS, NW Environmental Defense Center v. USFS

Hells Canyon Preservation Council, EARTHWORKS, NW Environmental Defense Center v. USFS

PUBLICATION DATE: August 4, 2006

AUTHOR: Honorable Paul Papak

The Special Places Giveaway of 2005

The Special Places Giveaway of 2005

PUBLICATION DATE: October 25, 2005

Rep. Pombo’s National Park Fire Sale

Rep. Pombo’s National Park Fire Sale

PUBLICATION DATE: October 25, 2005

Dirty Metals

Dirty Metals

PUBLICATION DATE: June 16, 2004

AUTHOR: Earthworks, Oxfam America

SUMMARY: This report details the massive pollution, huge open pits, devastating community health effects, worker dangers and, in many cases, human rights abuses that have become hallmarks of gold and metals mining in countries such as Peru, Indonesia, Ghana and in parts of the United States.

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.

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