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National Mining Group Supports Responsible Mining in Wisconsin

National Mining Group Supports Responsible Mining in Wisconsin For Immediate Release: September 7, 2017 National Mining Group Supports Responsible Mining in WI AEMA Executive Director Discusses Responsible Resource Development in WI Today, Laura Skaer, American Exploration & Mining Association (AEMA) Executive Director testified in front of the Wisconsin Senate...

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AEMA Applauds End to WOTUS Rule

For Immediate Release: June 27, 2017 Contact: Devon Coquillard 509-624-1158 dcoquillard@miningamerica.org   National Mining Group Applauds End to WOTUS Rule Ending rule allows U.S. mining industry to get back to work. Today, President Trump and Administrator Pruitt fulfilled their promise to end federal overreach and get out of the way...

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Senator Risch and Rep. Bishop Lead the Efforts to Repeal BLM’s Epic Land Grab

For Immediate Release: February 2, 2017 NATIONAL MINING GROUP APPLAUDS NEW SAGE GROUSE LEGISLATION Senator Risch and Rep. Bishop Lead the Efforts to Repeal BLM’s Epic Land Grab Today, U.S. Senator Jim Risch (R-ID) introduced the Greater Sage-Grouse Protection and Recovery Act of 2017 (S.273), allowing states to implement their...

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AEMA Writes Letter in Support of Congressman Ryan Zinke as Secretary of the Department of the Interior

January  17, 2017   Dear Chairman  Murkowski  and Ranking Member  Cantwell: American Exploration & Mining Association (AEMA) strongly supports the confirmation of Congressman Ryan Zinke as Secretary of the Department of the Interior. As a fifth generation Montanan representing a state with a large portion of federal public lands,...

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National Mining Group Blasts Latest Obama Withdrawals

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: JANUARY 13, 2017 National Mining Group Blasts Latest Obama Withdrawals Last Minute Land Grab in OR & MN Kills Jobs and Harms Public Education This week, the Obama administration has undertaken more land withdrawals in the waning hours of its administration. The Cascade-Siskiyou National Monument will add...

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Government Small Business Panel Blasts EPA Rule

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: JANUARY 11, 2017 GOVERNMENT SMALL BUSINESS PANEL BLASTS EPA RULE Bonding Rules Harm Small Business and Panel Calls on EPA to Change Today, the federal government released the Report of the Small Business Advocacy Review Panel (SBAR Panel) convened for EPA’s proposed rule: Financial Responsibility Requirements...

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AEMA Honors Two American Mine Projects

For Immediate Release: December 15, 2016 Mining Group Honors Eagle Mine and PolyMet Mining  AEMA Honors Two American Mine Projects The American Exploration & Mining Association (AEMA) honored two Midwestern mining companies at its 122nd Annual Meeting last week in Reno, Nevada. Minnesota based PolyMet Mining Inc. received AEMA’s Environmental...

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Coeur Mining CEO Addresses Mining Industry

For Immediate Release: December 8, 2016 Coeur Mining CEO Addresses Mining Industry Chicago-based Coeur Mining CEO addresses Mining Industry at AEMA’s 122nd Annual Meeting Mitchell J. Krebs. President & CEO of Chicago-based Coeur Mining, Inc. addressed a sold-out Industry Outlook Luncheon today at American Exploration & Mining Association’s (AEMA) 122nd Annual...

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Western Governors’ Association James Ogsbury Addresses Mining Industry

For Immediate Release: December 7, 2016 Western Governors’ Association James Ogsbury Addresses Mining Industry Executive Director Addresses Mining Industry at AEMA’s 122nd Annual Meeting Stresses Important Role Mining Plays in Western US Success James D. Ogsbury, Western Governors’ Association (WGA) Executive Director addressed a sold-out Welcoming Luncheon today at American Exploration & Mining...

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EPA Issues Job Killing Rule

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: DECEMBER 2, 2016 EPA ISSUES JOB KILLING RULE EPA CERCLA Financial Assurance Rule Ignores States and Small Business Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released its deeply flawed proposed financial assurance rule that duplicates and overlaps the current effective federal and state hardrock mining financial...

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MEDIA ADVISORY: AEMA Convenes 122nd Annual Meeting & Exposition

For Immediate Release: December 2, 2016 MEDIA ADVISORY: AEMA Convenes 122nd Annual Meeting & Exposition Reno, Nevada to Host Largest Annual Mineral Exploration Sector Gathering The American Exploration & Mining Association’s (AEMA) 122nd Annual Meeting, Exposition & Short Courses will open Monday, December 5th at the Nugget Casino Resort in Sparks/Reno,...

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Eleventh Hour Withdrawals Cut Public Out of Public Lands Processes

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Tuesday, November 22, 2016  Eleventh Hour Withdrawals Cut Public Out of Public Lands Processes  Yesterday, Interior Secretary Sally Jewell announced a two-year administrative segregation and proposed withdrawal of approximately 30,000 acres near Gardiner, MT. The Obama administration, in its final days, is misusing executive authority to...

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EPA Stonewalls Small Businesses in CERCLA Rulemaking

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: AUGUST 31, 2016 EPA STONEWALLS SMALL BUSINESSES IN CERCLA RULEMAKING EPA Refuses to Disclose Formula for Job Killing Rule to Small Business Panel Today the American Exploration & Mining Association (AEMA) participated in the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Small Business Advocacy Review (SBAR) Panel as...

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AEMA to Participate in Rulemaking Panel in an Attempt to Bring Transparency and Fairness to Process

For Immediate Release: August 31, 2016 EPA FRUSTRATES SMALL BUSINESSES IN FINANCIAL ASSURANCE RULEMAKING AEMA to Participate in Rulemaking Panel in an Attempt to Bring Transparency and Fairness to Process The American Exploration & Mining Association (AEMA) will participate in the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Small Business Advocacy...

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OP-ED: Time for Feds to Respect Minnesotans’ Rights

Opinion-Editorial TIME FOR FEDS TO RESPECT MINNESOTANS’ RIGHTS By Laura Skaer, Executive Director American Exploration & Mining Association Imagine two or three generations ago, your ancestors homesteaded property and acquired rights to farm the land. Over the forty or fifty years, the land was tilled, crops were planted, buildings...

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