Rich Nolan, President and CEO of the National Mining Association, has issued a statement on the Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement’s revisions to ten-day notice regulations under the Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act.
In October, the National Mining Association, the US Department of the Interior’s Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement and the US National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health are honouring achievements in mine safety, environmental stewardship and technology.
The National Mining Association (NMA) has recently recognised Usibelli Coal Mine for its CORESafety® certification.
The National Mining Association (NMA) has recently applauded the reform to the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) governing regulations.
The National Mining Association has recently offered its support for Senator John Barrasso’s ‘Abandoned Mine Land Reclamation Fee Reauthorization Act of 2020.’
The National Mining Association has applauded the Department of Homeland Security for reiterating that mining is included in its list of 16 critical infrastructure sectors.
“This legislation will help ensure that NSR will no longer stand in the way of upgrades that will improve environmental performance at coal-fuelled power plants,” says National Mining Association.
US voters want to see government action on key mining issues, from encouraging domestic mining to prioritising investment in advanced coal technologies.
The NMA has highlighted an alarming loss of fuel-secure electricity resources and has revealed a potential remedy in its comments to FERC.
A new report confirms that the cost of doing nothing far exceeds the costs of policy measures to support existing coal plants providing reliable and resilient generation for the power grid.