House Passes Legislation To Undo 1872 Mining Law
The bill, known as the Hardrock Mining and Reclamation Act of 2007, passed the full House by a 244-166 vote. If it becomes law, the legislation would impose an 8% royalty on gross revenue for new operations and a 4% royalty on gross revenue for existing operations.
Some of those royalties would then be used to pay...
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