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Mineral withdrawal holiday card to Congress

Mineral withdrawal holiday card to Congress

PUBLICATION DATE: December 23, 2015

AUTHOR: Earthworks, et al

SUMMARY: Joint card from enviros and community groups thanking Oregon delegation and Jared Huffman of California for efforts to protect OR wilderness from mining, and urging them to move forward with a 20 year withdrawal in 2016

Hardrock Mining and Reclamation Act of 2015

Hardrock Mining and Reclamation Act of 2015

PUBLICATION DATE: November 16, 2015

AUTHOR: Earthworks

Good Samaritan Testimony before the House Transportation and Infrastructure Cmte

Good Samaritan Testimony before the House Transportation and Infrastructure Cmte

PUBLICATION DATE: October 21, 2015

AUTHOR: Lauren Pagel

SUMMARY: Testimony of Lauren Pagel before the U.S. House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee's Subcommittee on Water Resources and Environment Hearing on Abandoned Mines in the United States and Opportunities for Good Samaritan Cleanups

Group letter opposing HR 1937

Group letter opposing HR 1937

PUBLICATION DATE: October 16, 2015

HR 1937: Threatening water, disenfranchising communities

HR 1937: Threatening water, disenfranchising communities

PUBLICATION DATE: October 16, 2015

AUTHOR: Aaron Mintzes

SUMMARY: Masquerading as a bill about “strategic and critical minerals,” HR 1937 strips key water, health and community protections against the nation’s largest toxic polluter, the hardrock mining industry.

Letter to Congress re: Animas River Spill and need to reform 1872 Mining Law

Letter to Congress re: Animas River Spill and need to reform 1872 Mining Law

PUBLICATION DATE: September 8, 2015

AUTHOR: Earthworks, et al

Congressional Guide: Hearings on the Gold King Mine/Animas River Disaster

Congressional Guide: Hearings on the Gold King Mine/Animas River Disaster

PUBLICATION DATE: September 4, 2015

AUTHOR: Earthworks

Hardrock Mining Reform and Reclamation Act of 2015 Fact Sheet

Hardrock Mining Reform and Reclamation Act of 2015 Fact Sheet

PUBLICATION DATE: August 11, 2015

AUTHOR: Earthworks

Hardrock Mining Reform and Reclamation Act of 2015

Hardrock Mining Reform and Reclamation Act of 2015

PUBLICATION DATE: February 13, 2015

AUTHOR: Earthworks

Hermosa Mine proposal: water impacts fact sheet

Hermosa Mine proposal: water impacts fact sheet

PUBLICATION DATE: October 28, 2014

AUTHOR: Earthworks

SUMMARY: Accompanies the full report

The Hermosa Mine Proposal: Potential impacts to Patagonia’s water supply

The Hermosa Mine Proposal: Potential impacts to Patagonia’s water supply

PUBLICATION DATE: October 28, 2014

AUTHOR: Pete Dronkers

SUMMARY: The 4,000-foot wide and 1,500-foot deep open-pit silver and manganese mine proposed by Wildcat Silver in southeastern Arizona threatens both the quantity & quality of area water supplies.

Hardrock Mining and Reclamation Act of 2014 1872 Mining Law Reform

Hardrock Mining and Reclamation Act of 2014 1872 Mining Law Reform

PUBLICATION DATE: July 10, 2014

AUTHOR: Earthworks

Letter of Support for 1872 Mining Law Reform 2014

Letter of Support for 1872 Mining Law Reform 2014

PUBLICATION DATE: June 18, 2014

AUTHOR: Earthworks et al.

Letter in support of of mineral withdrawls in Southwest Oregon

Letter in support of of mineral withdrawls in Southwest Oregon

PUBLICATION DATE: November 23, 2013

AUTHOR: Earthworks et. al.

Fact Sheet: Abandoned Mine Lands Cleanup and Taxpayer Fairness Act

Fact Sheet: Abandoned Mine Lands Cleanup and Taxpayer Fairness Act

PUBLICATION DATE: September 5, 2013

AUTHOR: Earthworks

Testimony of Earthworks’ Policy Director Lauren Pagel before Energy & Minerals Subcommittee

Testimony of Earthworks’ Policy Director Lauren Pagel before Energy & Minerals Subcommittee

PUBLICATION DATE: June 13, 2013

AUTHOR: Lauren Pagel

SUMMARY: Subcommittee on Energy and Mineral Resources oversight hearing titled “Mining in America: The Administration’s Use of Claim Maintenance Fees and Cleanup of Abandoned Mine Lands.”

Testimony of Jennifer Krill before US House Subcommittee on Energy and Mineral Resources

Testimony of Jennifer Krill before US House Subcommittee on Energy and Mineral Resources

PUBLICATION DATE: March 21, 2013

AUTHOR: Jennifer Krill

SUMMARY: Hardrock mining companies in the United States enjoy subsidies and loopholes that create an extremely friendly regulatory environment for them.

Community Groups Opposed HR 4402

Community Groups Opposed HR 4402

PUBLICATION DATE: July 5, 2012

[Factsheet] HR 4402: Threatening Water Resources, Disenfranchising Communities

[Factsheet] HR 4402: Threatening Water Resources, Disenfranchising Communities

PUBLICATION DATE: May 11, 2012

AUTHOR: EARTHWORKS

Earthworks Montanore SDEIS Comments

Earthworks Montanore SDEIS Comments

PUBLICATION DATE: December 21, 2011

AUTHOR: Bonnie Gestring

SUMMARY: Earthworks comments on the supplemental draft environmental impact statement for the Montanore mine proposed underneath the federally designated Cabinet Mountains Wilderness Area in northwest Montana.

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