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New Bill Would Update 1872 Law

The Hardrock Mining Reform and Reclamation Act of 2015 was introduced on February 13th by House Natural Resources Committee Ranking Member Raul Grijalva (D-AZ-3). The bill would rewrite the 1872 law governing the mining of gold, copper, uranium and other hardrock minerals on federally managed lands.

Read the full Earthworks article at, http://www.earthworksaction.org/media/detail/grijalva_bill_wound_end_billions_in_mining_giveaways_protect_communities_sc#.VN-u8vnF98H

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