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Let U.S. Minerals Shine

Susan Crabtree’s article, “Obama touts improving jobs figures in economic speech in Texas” (Web, May 9) reports that during his “Middle Class Jobs and Opportunity Tour” the president hopes to build support for spending a billion dollars on job-growth programs. We in the mining sector propose an alternative opportunity that doesn’t require government funding: streamlining America’s permitting process so that the rich resources we have here at home are available to supply the needs of U.S. manufacturers. The “National Strategic and Critical Minerals Production Act of 2013” of Rep. Mark E. Amodei, Nevada Republican, would do just that. With one of the world’s largest mineral repositories and reserves of more commodity minerals and metals than any other country,...

Let U.S. Minerals Shine
posted on: Jun 6, 2013 | author: admin

Statement from the National Mining Association...

National Mining Association (NMA) President and CEO Hal Quinn released the following statement today (May 15th) upon passage of the “National Strategic and Critical Minerals Production Act of 2013” (H.R. 761) by the House Natural Resources Committee:  “The ‘National Strategic and Critical Minerals Production Act of 2013,’ approved today by the House Natural Resources Committee, would streamline the permitting system for U.S. mining and reverse a 30-year trend of increasing import reliance for minerals we have here at home. “The United States is endowed with $6.2 trillion worth of key minerals waiting to be tapped, but our lengthy, outdated and duplicative permitting system discourages investment and hinders economic growth in the downstream industries that depend on a secure...

Statement from the National Mining Association
posted on: Jun 6, 2013 | author: admin

California Desert District Mining Coalition’s Letter to the California Energy Comission...

661-724-MINE (6463) * P. O. Box 2411California City, CA93504 * trilogyjoe@yahoo.com Friday, May 31, 2013   TO: California Energy Commission Dockets Office, MS-4 Docket No. 09-RENEW EO-01 1516 Ninth Street Sacramento, CA 95814-5512 docket@energy.ca.gov   FROM: California Desert District Mining Coalition RE: CDDMC included as Stakeholder, Coordination, ExcludeKernCounty from DRECP, Maintain Multiple Use with NO Mineral Closure, Exclusion of Certain Affiliate Mines,   California Energy Commission, Our organization is the California Desert District Mining Coalition (“CDDMC”) representing mining organizations, mining clubs, mineral organizations, current mining companies whom are not listed in DRECP Appendices E, along with individual miners and the general public who are interested in mining availability and mining rights which are positive catalysts for many industries...

posted on: Jun 2, 2013 | author: admin