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See the Issues Page for more information on a variety of topics.

Cyanide Myths & Facts

Mining Law In The
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The Mining Industry in Action 

The following organizations diligently work toward supporting the mining industry and reasonable regulation.   They are very active in tracking national and local legislation.

American Exploration and Mining Association
Formerly Northwest Mining Association
http://www.miningamerica.org/

Issues

AEMA engages on the issues and policies affecting the mining industry on a daily basis.  From actively engaging members of Congress and their staffs,  tracking and issuing comments on federal rule making, to monitoring litigation; AEMA works hard to insure mining has its voice heard at all levels of government.

 

National Mining Association
www.nma.org

The National Mining Association represents U.S. mining before Congress, the administration, federal agencies, the judiciary and the media. Focusing on policymaking, regulatory and permitting matters, as well as litigation, NMA's strategic positions amplify the voice of the American mining community—and its current and future business needs.

Visit The National Mining Association's take action Web site: www.actformining.com  and send an email to your elected officials and express your opinion.

Colorado Mining Association
www.coloradomining.org

CMA works strongly on Colorado mining issues and is also a major supporter of the work done by the National Mining Association.

On the main page, you will find a list of current commentary and ads and other outreach media. The Policy and Legislation links provide information about the Colorado State Legislature, National Legislature, Mining Issues, and Mining Law.

America's Power Army*
http://www.americaspower.org/

The focus of this organization is clean coal. They follow issues related to coal and provide information about the energy mix in all states, facts about coal, Ask the Experts (you can submit questions), and up-to-date news related to coal and energy.

*(Formerly ABEC - Americans for Balanced Energy Choices)

Women's Mining Coalition
www.wmc-usa.org

The Women's Mining Coalition sponsors a DC Fly-in once a year to talk to members of congress in a positive way about the mining industry and the contributions it makes to the economic health of the U.S.

CARE - Citizen's Alliance for Responsible Energy
www.responsiblenergy.org/

The Citizens' Alliance for Responsible Energy is a 501 (c)(3) organization devoted to educating the public about the need to guarantee our access to the affordable energy that drives our nation forward. Sign up for the newsletter and email list. CARE sponsors regular telephone conferences with energy experts.  Visit the CARE Blog Spot.

Institute for Energy Research
http://www.instituteforenergyresearch.org/

Current articles about all types of energy resources and extensive information about each type of energy.


PERC - Property and Environment Research Center
www.perc.org

This institute is dedicated to improving environmental quality through markets and property rights.  A strong focus is reasonable public land management. They offer regular publications and email notices.

Society for Mining, Metallurgy & Exploration
www.smenet.org

SME is a professional society (nonprofit 501(c)(3) corporation) whose more than 15,000 members represent all professions serving the minerals industry in more than 100 countries. SME members include engineers, geologists, metallurgists, educators, students and researchers. SME advances the worldwide minerals community through professional development programs and information exchange. The Society provides, fact-based, non-partisan technical information to lawmakers, regulators and educators worldwide.

 

 

 

MMSA is
Dedicated to:

promoting and improving understanding and appreciation
of the role of the U.S. Mining Industry
 
Focus:
mining, minerals and their uses, related environmental issues and government policies.


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