S.883 Critical Minerals Legislation

AEMA has issues the following comments for the record at the US Senate Energy & Natural Resources Committee hearing on S.883 the American Mineral Security Act of 2015. May 11, 2015 The Honorable Lisa Murkowski Chairwoman, Senate Committee on Energy & Natural Resources 314 Dirksen Senate Office Building Washington, DC 20510   Re: S. 883, […]

AEMA Supports Sage Grouse Legislation

Senator Cory Gardner (R-CO) has introduced S. 1036, the Sage-Grouse Protection and Conservation Act.  Original cosponsors at the time of introduction are Sens. Barrasso, Enzi, Crapo, Risch, Daines, Heller, Hatch and Lee. The Gardner-Stewart Sage-Grouse Protection and Conservation Act is designed to allow states to implement state-created conservation and management plans for the recovery of […]

AEMA Comments on Carson City RMP

The American Exploration & Mining Association has issued comments on the Carson City District Office Draft Resource Management Plan and Environmental Impact Statement.

New Study Finds Federal Policies Hurt Sagebrush Ecosystems

AEMA-Restoration Study Final AEMA Low Elevation Sagebrush Fire Restoration Summary Points American Exploration & Mining Association releases study demonstrating that funding and management policies fail to promote successful rehabilitation of sagebrush habitats   The American Exploration & Mining Association (AEMA) announced today the release of an important study authored by independent consulting biologist, Megan Maxwell, […]

AEMA is Seeking a New Communications Manager

AEMA is currently looking to hire a Communications & Outreach Manager in Spokane, Washington.  You may access the full job description and application instructions CLICK HERE.

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H.R. 185, the Regulatory Accountability Act of 2015

AEMA has joined with approximately 170 other organizations on a letter supporting H.R. 185, the Regulatory Accountability Act of 2015. This legislation would Increase public participation in shaping the most costly regulations before they are proposed; Require that agencies must choose the least costly option, unless they can demonstrate that public health, safety, or welfare […]

American Exploration & Mining Association Files Lawsuit in Nevada Federal Court Challenging Endangered Species Act Settlement

The American Exploration & Mining Association (AEMA) announced that it has joined three other plaintiffs in filing a lawsuit in federal District Court for the District of Nevada to set aside the settlement the US Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) reached in 2011 with environmental groups. The settlement unlawfully prohibits USFWS from carrying out the […]

AEMA Supports Natural Resourse Provisions of Defense Bill

The American Exploration & Mining Association (AEMA) encourages Congress to include Title 30, without amendments, when the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) comes to the floor later this week. The Natural Resources provisions represent a carefully negotiated, balanced package of legislation that will create jobs and promote domestic production of critical and strategic minerals. Most […]