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  • Mining Reform: Deja vu again and again

    Mining Reform: Deja vu again and again

    A 138-year-old law blocks serious hardrock mining reform, despite the untiring work of activists.

  • 'You can't say no to mining'

    In an interview, former Department of Interior attorney John Leshy talks about the long battle for reform of the 1872 Mining Law, and how the Bush administration has helped to set back that reform.

  • When Tuttle walks, will they listen?

    Activist Larry Tuttle begins on 1,872 mile walk from Oregon to Colorado to raise support for reform of the 1872 Mining Law.

  • Mining reform might sneak back

    Negotiations over reform of the 1872 Mining Law proceed quietly in the U.S. Senate.

  • Babbitt attacks mining's gold heists

    Barrick Goldstrike Mines pays U.S. $10,000 for $10 billion in gold.

  • Mining reform: dead or alive?

    Chances for reform of the 1872 Mining Law this year recede as Congress prepares to adjourn.

  • Bipartisan uprising sinks public-lands selloff

    Reps. Richard Pombo’s and Jim Gibbons’ controversial proposal to sell off public lands was pulled after both Republican and Democratic lawmakers and citizens rallied against it

  • Mining reform may hit paydirt in 1993

    Mining reform legislation which could overturn the 1872 Mining Law is introduced in Congress.

  • How to break the impasse over mining reform

    Miner John Livermore and Sierra Club mining expert Glenn Miller draft a compromise bill for mining reform.

  • Lighthawk patrols mining

    The environmental air-force, Lighthawk, is available to fly journalists, activists and politicians over mines to rally support for reform of the 1872 Mining Law.

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