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information on a variety of topics.
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The Mining Industry
The following organizations diligently work toward supporting
the mining industry and reasonable regulation.
They are very active in tracking national and local legislation. Some organizations will send you regular emails and newsletters with information about what they are doing to support the mining industry. Go to the links below to sign up:
American Exploration and Mining Association
Formerly Northwest Mining Association
AEMA engages on the issues and policies affecting the mining industry on a daily basis. From actively engaging members of Congress and their staffs, tracking and issuing comments on federal rule making, to monitoring litigation; AEMA works hard to insure mining has its voice heard at all levels of government.
The National Mining Association represents U.S. mining before Congress, the administration, federal agencies, the judiciary and the media. Focusing on policymaking, regulatory and permitting matters, as well as litigation, NMA's strategic positions amplify the voice of the American mining community—and its current and future business needs.
Visit The National Mining Association's take action Web site:
and send an email to your elected officials and express your
CMA works strongly on Colorado mining issues
and is also a major supporter of the work done by the
National Mining Association.
On the main page, you will find a list of
current commentary and ads and other outreach media. The
Policy and Legislation links provide information about the
Colorado State Legislature, National Legislature, Mining
Issues, and Mining Law.
America's Power Army*
The focus of this organization is clean coal. They follow
issues related to coal and provide information about the
energy mix in all states, facts about coal, Ask the Experts
(you can submit questions), and up-to-date news related to
coal and energy.
*(Formerly ABEC - Americans for Balanced
The Women's Mining Coalition sponsors a DC
Fly-in once a year to talk to members of congress in a
positive way about the mining industry and the contributions
it makes to the economic health of the U.S.
American Resources Policy Network
Ensuring policies to expand the domestic supply of critical American minerals for industry and national defense
Institute for Energy Research
Current articles about all types of energy resources and
extensive information about each type of energy.
Property and Environment Research Center
This institute is dedicated to improving environmental
quality through markets and property rights. A strong
focus is reasonable public land management. They offer
regular publications and email notices.
for Mining, Metallurgy & Exploration
SME is a professional society (nonprofit 501(c)(3) corporation) whose more than 15,000 members represent all professions serving the minerals industry in more than 100 countries. The Society provides, fact-based, non-partisan technical information to lawmakers, regulators and educators worldwide.