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Environmental Protection Agency Will Not Pursue Financial Assurance Rule For Hardrock Mining
Had EPA moved forward with promulgating a final rule, the statute would have required an effective date within four years.
United States
6 Dec 2017
Court Holds Project Construction Constitutes "Mining" On Tribal Lands
Last week, the United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit held that excavation work performed by a private company when installing wind turbines constituted "mining" under the federal regulation governing mineral development on tribal land.
United States
27 Sep 2017
Owner Means Owner: Tenth Circuit Finds US Liable Under CERCLA Based On Title In Lands Subject To Unpatented Mining Claims
The Tenth Circuit on July 19, 2017, in Chevron Mining, Inc. v. United States, reversed a decision by the District Court for the District of New Mexico and held that the United States is liable...
United States
31 Jul 2017
DOI Releases Scoping Report On Coal Leasing Reforms
On January 11, 2017, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) within the Department of the Interior released a scoping report analyzing a wide range of proposed reforms to the federal coal leasing program...
United States
27 Jan 2017
Federal And State Wildlife And Natural Resources Managers Collaborate On Historic Conservation Agreement
Those lands represent a significant piece of the local sagebrush ecosystem, which has faced a variety of threats in recent years.
United States
14 Sep 2016
Department Of The Interior Announces Comprehensive Review Of Federal Coal Program
On January 15, Secretary Sally Jewell announced that the Department of the Interior will launch a comprehensive review to identify and evaluate potential reforms to the federal coal program.
United States
18 Jan 2016
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