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hardrock mining regulation

  • United States Department of the Interior

    2015-8-20 · Regulation of Hardrock Mining, M-36999 (Dec. 27, 1999) [hereinafter the 1999 Opinion]. Due to the controversy, including litigation, engendered by the 2000 regulations and the denial of the Glamis plan of operations, I have reviewed the legal

  • Hardrock Mining Management: Selected Countries, U.S ...

    2021-6-30 · Hardrock minerals (e.g., gold and silver) play a significant role in U.S. and global economies. In 2018, hardrock minerals extracted worldwide were valued at about $981 billion. We reviewed how some foreign countries, U.S. states, and …

  • Federal regulation of hardrock mining in the national ...

    1989-9-22 · Federal Regulation of Hardrock Mining in the National Forests The U.S. National Forest System consists of approximately 198 million acres of land. Much of this is concentrated in the western United States. These lands contain much of the nation''s remaining deposits of hardrock minerals such as gold, silver, copper, lead, and zinc.

  • the U.S. hardrock Mining Law s

    2014-3-12 · coal mining operations in the U.S. have paid a fee on coal production to fund reclamation of abandoned mines. The Abandoned Mine Rec - lamation Act (S. 2750), introduced by Senator Dianne Feinstein (D-CA), would have created a hardrock mine cleanup program funded by a 0.3 percent fee on the value of hardrock minerals extracted.

  • EPA''s National Hardrock Mining Framework

    2021-9-19 · This EPA Hardrock Mining Framework is intended primarily to assist EPA staff in implementing an effective mult i-med ia/mu lti-s tatut e mini ng pro gram. It was developed by a diverse grou p of EPA ... Regulation of mining activities occurs via a complex web of sometimes overlapping jurisdictions, laws, and regulations covering several ...

  • Hardrock Mining | National Wildlife Federation

    2021-12-15 · The hardrock mining industry is the single largest source of toxic waste and one of the most destructive industries in the country. Today''s industrial-strength mining involves the blasting, excavating, and crushing of many …

  • EPA Halts Financial Assurance Requirements for Hardrock ...

    2018-5-1 · EPA continues to walk-back Obama-era regulations. The beneficiary this time is the mining industry, with EPA stating its intention not to issue a final rule establishing financial responsibility requirements for hardrock mining operations. That rule had been proposed by the Obama EPA just days before President Trump took office.

  • Hard Rock Mining Regulation

    2010-6-16 · STATEOFMONTANA LEGISLATIVEAUDITOR: SCOTTA.SEACAT LEGALCOUNSEL: JOHNW.NORTHEY ^ffix^txtitii^^t^islztii''ift^nhiixtx STATECAPITOL POBOX201705 HELENA,MONTANA59620-1705 406/444-3122 FAX406/444-3036 December1994 DEPUTYLEGISLATIVEAUDITORS: MARYBRYSON OperationsandEDPAudit …

  • Hardrock Mining: BLM and Forest Service Have Taken …

    2016-1-21 · Hardrock Mining: BLM and Forest Service Have Taken Some Actions to Expedite the Mine Plan Review Process but Could Do More Hardrock Mining: ... For example, the Forest Service had developed draft regulation revisions at 36 CFR 228 Subpart A, Locatable Minerals. These revisions include a pre-plan submittal meeting requirement and are scheduled ...

  • The Hard(rock) Truth About Abandoned Mines in the …

    2017-11-7 · The harms of the outdated mining act, called the Hardrock Mining Act, have led to massive spills and catastrophes throughout the United States. Current environmental regulations have failed to address the resulting slow damage caused by these disasters and have discouraged others from cleaning up these sites.

  • HARDROCK MINE RECLAMATION REGULATION

    2018-7-16 · HARDROCK MINE RECLAMATION AND REGULATION HOW CHANGING VALUES and CHANGING LAW CAUSED HARDROCK MINES to DESIGN, BUILD, and OPERATE for LONG-TERMCLOSURE and RECLAMATION: A FEDERAL and STATE REGULATORY SUCCESS STORY preparedfor the AMERICAN EXPLORATION & MINING ASSOCIATION …

  • Developing a Sustainable Hardrock Mining and Mineral ...

    2009-8-20 · Abstract. The US government can readily create a sustainable development paradigm for the hardrock mining and mineral processing industry. The EPA could promulgate new environmental regulations: (1) under the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA) to control hardrock mining and mineral processing waste management, and (2) under the Clean …

  • U.S. EPA''s Hardrock Mining Framework

    2021-6-25 · HARDROCK MINING FRAMEWORK September 1997 4 States and Tribes have often been leaders in mining regulation. While no federal legislation spec ifically addressing the environmental impacts of mining has been passed, many States have

  • Court Rejects Challenge to EPA Decision on Hardrock …

    2019-7-25 · DC Circuit Rejects Challenge to EPA''s CERCLA Decision Regarding Hardrock Mining Industry. In a decision that will likely be welcomed by the electrical power, chemical manufacturing, and petroleum and coal products manufacturing industries, on July 19, 2019, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit held in the case of ...

  • Hardrock Mining on Federal Lands | U.S. GAO

    2016-1-21 · Hardrock minerals, such as gold, silver, and copper, play an important role in the U.S. economy by contributing to multiple industries, including transportation, defense, and aerospace. The General Mining Act of 1872 allows individuals to stake claims and obtain exclusive rights to the hardrock mineral deposits that belong to the United States.

  • Revising Hardrock Mining Regulations

    2021-8-26 · in the development of policies, like hardrock mining regulation, that have Tribal implica-tions. Consultations and regulations on mining should seek to achieve the Free, Prior, and Informed Consent (FPIC) of Indigenous communities.11

  • Hardrock Mining Regulations: Notice of Petition

    2021-9-16 · regulations not for nearly a half-century.11 The Trump administration initiated, but did not complete, hardrock mining rules at both BLM and USFS.12 Continuing the processes for these unfinished hardrock mining rules provides a pathway for the Biden-Harris administration to put in place badly needed improvements to this regulatory framework.

  • AThe Hardrock Mining and Reclamation Act of 2009

    2009-4-2 · 1 AThe Hardrock Mining and Reclamation Act of 2009". Eliminates Patenting. B Eliminates the practice of patenting Federal land (i.e., transferring title) while grandfathering patent applications filed and meeting all requirements by September 30,

  • Revising Hardrock Mining Regulations

    2021-3-24 · Congress has given both Departments authority to regulate hardrock mining on the lands they manage through the Federal Land Policy and Management Act (FLPMA) of 1976 and the Forest Service Organic Act of 1897. This makes crafting a single, common regulatory framework somewhat challenging but worth the effort, especially because a number of ...

  • Hardrock Mining: State Regulation

    2021-8-26 · in the development of policies, like hardrock mining regulation, that have Tribal implica-tions. Consultations and regulations on mining should seek to achieve the Free, Prior, and Informed Consent (FPIC) of Indigenous communities.11

  • Out from Between a Rock and a Hard(rock) Place: EPA ...

    EPA provided a general definition of "hardrock mining," which encompassed all hardrock mining activities, including legacy activities conducted prior to modern regulation. 5 In an attempt to expedite rulemaking, environmental groups filed a new lawsuit in 2014 to compel issuance of financial assurance rules for four specific industrial ...

  • Financial Assurance Requirements for Hardrock Mining ...

    2019-4-23 · A rule that created financial responsibility requirements for hardrock mining was designed over years and proposed in January 2017 to prevent "owners or operators from shifting the burden of cleanup to other parties, including the taxpayers," and to incentivize environmentally sound practices.

  • Hardrock Mining: State Regulation

    Hardrock Mining: State Regulation Summary Various state and federal laws play important roles in the regulation of mining activities. Mining for hardrock minerals on federal public lands is governed primarily by the General Mining Act of 1872. The General Mining Act authorizes a prospector to locate and claim an area believed to contain a valuable mineral deposit, subject …

  • U.S. EPA''s Hardrock Mining Framework

    2012-9-26 · HARDROCK MINING FRAMEWORK September 1997 4 States and Tribes have often been leaders in mining regulation. While no federal legislation spec ifically addressing the environmental impacts of mining has been passed, many States have

  • Policy Resolution 2021-09 Cleaning Up Abandoned …

    2021-6-29 · Cleaning Up Abandoned Hardrock Mines in the West A. BACKGROUND 1. Hardrock mining has a long history in the West, which is rich in hardrock minerals like gold, silver, and copper. As part of this past, the West contains historically mined and abandoned hardrock mines, which were abandoned prior to present day regulation and have no

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