December 6, 2018
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AEMA Applauds Senator Gardner and Congressman Tipton

SPOKANE, WA – American Exploration & Mining Association Executive Director Laura Skaer issued the following statement today in support of the “Good Samaritan Remediation of Orphan Hardrock Mines Act of 2018,” which was introduced today by Senator Cory Gardner (R-CO) and Congressman Scott Tipton (R-CO):

“AEMA applauds Senator Gardner and Congressman Tipton for introducing the Good Samaritan Remediation of Orphaned Hardrock Mines Act of 2018 providing the mining industry, NGOs and others the necessary liability protection to act as true Good Samaritans to remediate historic pre-regulation abandoned mine lands,” said Executive Director Laura Skaer. “Our members are hopeful that their congressional colleagues will join them in supporting this pragmatic approach.”