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Making Polluters Pay

Making Polluters Pay

PUBLICATION DATE: July 12, 2016

AUTHOR: Stu Levit

SUMMARY: How EPA can ensure mining companies, not taxpayers, pay for mine clean-up using their authority under CERCLA 108b

Testimony before Senate Environment & Public Works Cmte re Good Samaritan

Testimony before Senate Environment & Public Works Cmte re Good Samaritan

PUBLICATION DATE: March 2, 2016

AUTHOR: Jennifer Krill

SUMMARY: An in-depth look at the Bennet/Gardner Good Samaritan discussion draft

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

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

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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