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RE: Docket ID No. EPA-HQ-OAR-2012-0788, Proposed Revisions to Health and Environmental Protection Standards for Uranium and Thorium Mill Tailings, 40 CFR Part 192

May 27, 2015 • Earthworks, et al
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Comments on Proposed Rule to National Emission Standards for Radon Emissions from Operating Mill Tailings

October 29, 2014 • Earthworks
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Revisions to National Emission Standards for Radon Emissions from Operating Mill Tailings

October 29, 2014 • Earthworks
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No Fooling: Obama continues Bush-era mining giveaways

April 1, 2010 • Lauren Pagel

The Obama administration defending bad Bush-era mining policies? I wish that I could add an "April Fools!" after that statement, but unfortunately, it's true.

In addition to opening up vast areas of our coastline to offshore oil drilling yesterday, the Obama administration also decided to allow unlimited amounts of our nation's public lands to be used as waste dumps for the mining industry.

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Millsite Claims Under the 1872 Mining Law

November 5, 2004 • Western Organization of Resource Councils

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Millsite Claims Under the 1872 Mining Law

November 5, 2004 • Western Organization of Resource Councils

The Millsite Claim Limit, Impacts on the US Mining Industry, and The Crown Jewel Project,

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Mill Site Location and Patenting under the 1872 Mining Law

October 8, 2003 • Gale Norton

Gale Norton’s effective overturning of the mill site limitation under the 1872 Mining Law

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Millsite Claims

February 1, 2001

The 1872 Mining Law is an antiquated relic of a law that does not adequately protect taxpayers or the environment from the impacts associated with mining, especially modern mining.