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July 11, 2014
Yesterday, House Natural Resources Committee Members Peter DeFazio (D-OR) and Raul Grijalva (D-AR) introduced the Hardrock Mining and Reclamation Act of 2014. The purpose of this bill is to reform the 1872 Mining Law, which after 142 years still governs mining of precious metals on public lands. And “governs” is meant loosely.
June 30, 2014
It's Energy Week in the House! The House of Representatives passed three bills last week in a retread of some familiar old themes in newer packaging.