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Mining on federal lands

Mining on federal lands

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Published by Congressional Research Service, Library of Congress in [Washington, D.C.] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Public lands -- United States,
  • Mining law -- United States

  • Edition Notes

    StatementMarc Humphries.
    SeriesCRS issue brief -- IB89130j., Major studies and issue briefs of the Congressional Research Service -- 2003, 03-IB-89130j.
    ContributionsLibrary of Congress. Congressional Research Service.
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination14 p.
    Number of Pages14
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17745092M
    OCLC/WorldCa56668717

      The Trump administration is encouraging more coal mining on lands owned by the federal government. Supporters say the government must take advantage of commercial opportunities on public lands and help the struggling American coal industry find more jobs. But environmentalists say the expansion of mining and drilling would devastate water supplies and .   Overview. Under the General Mining Law of , mining companies pay no royalties to the federal government for hardrock minerals extracted from taxpayer-owned lands. This is a one-of-a-kind subsidy not offered to any other industry operating on federal property. Over the past century, the value of federal mineral resources has been recognized through the .

    Find helpful customer reviews and review ratings for Hardrock Mining on Federal Lands at Read honest and unbiased product reviews from our users.3/5. This updates EPA's "The Yellow Book: Guide to Environmental Enforcement and Compliance at Federal Facilities" (# B) published in This resource provides field-level personnel a primer for complying with environmental requirements and understanding the enforcement and compliance processes used by EPA at federal facilities.

    Energy and Natural Resources: Public Lands, Forests, and Mining entry, and patent under the mining laws, Energy Development on Federal Lands and Outer Continental Shelf. Not so Clinton, who among his many Antiquities Act edicts closed one of the world’s best low-sulfur coal deposits — its mining would create 1, .


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Mining on federal lands Download PDF EPUB FB2

This book, the result of a congressionally mandated study, examines the adequacy of the regulatory framework for mining of hardrock minerals--such as gold, silver, copper, and uranium--on over million acres of federal lands in the western United States.

MINING CLAIMSA mining claim is a parcel of land for which the claimant has asserted a right of possession and the right to develop and extract a discovered, valuable, mineral deposit.

This right does not include exclusive surface rights (see Public Law ).There are three basic types of minerals on federally-administered lands: locatable, leasable, and salable.

Coal, Public Lands, and Mining in America: A Cheat Sheet. Interior Ryan Zinke signed an order to end the Obama administration’s moratorium on new leases to mine coal on federal lands.

2. Location of mining claims and sites. Recordation of mining claims and sites. Annual maintenance (annual assessment work or annual fees) for mining claims and sites. Mineral patents.

This pamphlet also provides a brief introduction of the BLM Mining Law Administration Program’s responsibilities on federal lands administered by the BLM. The Gold Book. The publication Surface Operating Standards and Guidelines for Oil and Gas Exploration and Development (commonly referred to as the Gold Book) was developed to assist operators by providing information on the requirements for obtaining permit approval and conducting environmentally responsible oil and gas operations on federal lands and on private.

Examines the adequacy of the regulatory framework for mining of hardrock minerals - such as gold, silver, copper, and uranium - on over million acres of. The Federal Lands Program is for regulation of coal mining and reclamation operations on Federal lands pursuant to the Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act of (SMCRA) and the Mineral Leasing Act of (MLA).

To many people, the laws governing exploration for minerals on public domain lands and leasing of federal minerals may seem arcane. The principal means of acquiring mining rights on federal lands is location of mining claims under the Mining Law of That statute, enacted when the West was being settled and federal policy encouraged.

mining claims, tunnel sites, and mill sites on Federal lands within their boundaries. This pamphlet is a brief introduction to the locatable minerals program on Federal lands. The last section of this booklet provi&s sources for finding more information File Size: KB.

This book, the result of a congressionally mandated study, examines the adequacy of the regulatory framework for mining of hardrock minerals--such as gold, silver, copper, and uranium--on over million acres of federal lands in the western United States.3/5(1). The law in the United States allows you to stake a mining claim on some federal lands throughout the country.

Federal lands where you can stake a claim are located in 19 states. These states are Alaska, Montana, Utah, Arizona, Arkansas, Nebraska, South Dakota, California, Nevada, Oregon, Colorado, New Mexico, Florida, Idaho, North Dakota.

MINING UNIT BOOK List of lands and minerals, including trust fund lands, lands and minerals forfeited for nonpayment of taxes, and lands and minerals otherwise acquired, divided into mining units as designated by the Commissioner in accordance with Minnesota Statutes, sectionand Minnesota Rules, parts This book, the result of a congressionally mandated study, examines the adequacy of the regulatory framework for mining of hardrock minerals--such as gold, silver, copper, and uranium--on over million acres of federal lands in the western United States.

These lands are managed by two agencies--the Bureau of Land Management in the Department of. COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle.

Mining claim activity Mining claim activity on Federal land: Numerical summary of mining claim activity on US Federal lands by section during the years through Compiled from data provided by the U.S.

Bureau of Land Management. The federal government manages 29% of the land in the United States. We reviewed the extent to which federal agencies collected data on hardrock mining on federal land, and found that the Bureau of Land Management and Forest Service are.

Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for Hard-Rock Mining on Federal Lands (Paperback or Softback) at the best online prices. Mining on Federal Lands One of 2, reports in the series: CRS Issue Briefs available on this site.

Showing of 18 pages in this report. PDF Version Also Available for Download. Creation Information. Creator: Unknown. Mining on federal lands by Marc Humphries; 7 editions; First published in ; Subjects: Mining law, Public lands; Places: United States.

Mining of hardrock minerals on federal lands is governed primarily by the General Mining Law of The original purposes of the Mining Law were to promote mineral exploration and development on federal lands in the western United States, offer an opportunity to obtain a clear title to mines already being worked, and help settle the West.

The Mining Law grants free. The General Mining Act of is a United States federal law that authorizes and governs prospecting and mining for economic minerals, such as gold, platinum, and silver, on federal public law, approved oncodified the informal system of acquiring and protecting mining claims on public land, formed by prospectors in California and Nevada from Enacted by: the 42nd United States Congress.Today, there are 76 areas managed by the National Park Service, national wildlife refuges and 36 wetland management districts managed by the U.S.

Fish and Wildlife Service, and over million acres of BLM-managed public lands-- in addition to most Bureau of Reclamation lands-- that allow hunting in accordance with federal and state.Inthe program generated about $ billion in lease bonuses, rentals, and royalties for coal mining on federal lands.

[40] In Januarythe Obama administration announced a three-year moratorium on federal coal lease sales on public land, effective immediately, and leaving around 20 years-of coal production under way.