- Equipment World - http://www.equipmentworld.com -
Mining law reforms eyed
Posted By Tom Jackson On July 15, 2009 @ 3:25 pm In Construction News | No Comments
One of the least publicized reforms being scrutinized in Congress this session is the possibility of drastically rewriting the 1872 Mining Law . The law is an anachronism that doesn’t require clean up of old or abandoned mines and lets foriegn mining companies dig on federal land without paying a dime in royalties. So reform is needed. I only fear that this Congress, which to harken back to an old phrase, could screw up an anvil, might actually make the law worse.
Article printed from Equipment World: http://www.equipmentworld.com
URL to article: http://www.equipmentworld.com/mining-law-reforms-eyed/
URLs in this post:
 rewriting the 1872 Mining Law: http://www.mineweb.co.za/mineweb/view/mineweb/en/page72068?oid=86269&sn=Detail
Copyright © 2012 Equipment World -- Development. All rights reserved.