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Gogebic Taconite says Wisconsin mine isn't feasible; cites ...

He said when the Legislature loosened regulations on iron mining, he didn't foresee the EPA as an insurmountable obstacle. Tiffany said EPA regulation of the Pebble mine proposal, President Barack Obama's veto of the Keystone XL oil pipeline legislation and U.S. Forest Service regulation of logging are other examples of "crazy" measures ...

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GOP lawmakers introduce bill opening Wisconsin to mining ...

Tiffany was credited as the author of a controversial bill in 2013 that relaxed iron mining regulations for Gogebic Taconite's planned $1.5 billion mine in northern Wisconsin. The company abandoned the project in 2015 when iron prices dropped. Company officials had expressed surprise at the number of protected wetlands on the mining site.

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Arizona Mining Law | AZGS Document Repository

Department circulars that describe previous changes are: Arizona Mining Law Change – 1989 (Circular 30) Arizona Recordation Law Change, 1991 (Circular 36) Annual Assessment Work Requirements Under Arizona Statue, 1994 (Circular 56) These circulars, included in .

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As 2nd Brazil Dam Threatens to Collapse, Death Toll Rises ...

Jan 27, 2019 · Sirens sounded before dawn, set off by heavy rains and dangerously high water levels at a dam at an iron ore complex owned by the Brazilian mining giant Vale S.A. Rescue workers looking for ...

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Mining in Michigan: A focus on nonferrous mineral extraction

Most of Michigan's environmental regulations are referred to as "Part(s)" and are contained in the Natural Resources and Environmental Protection Act, 1994 PA 451, as amended (NREPA). Regulations for ferrous metal mining are established in Part 631, and nonferrous mining regulations .

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Regulating mining | The Timberjay

While some on the Iron Range may have viewed the session as a victory, it could well prove a hollow one. By overplaying their role as handmaidens to the mining industry, Iron Range legislators may prompt the EPA to take action.

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Minerals & Mining Law -

Location of mining claims under the Mining Law of 1872, 30 U.S.C. §§ 22-42, is a self-initiation system under which a person physically stakes an unpatented mining claim on public land that is open to location, posts a location notice and monuments the boundaries of the claim in compliance with federal laws and regulations and with state ...

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Mining | Midwest Environmental Advocates

With the potential for such impacts, effective mining laws and regulations must be enforced and strengthened. Metallic mining – including iron ore. The extraction of metallic minerals such as iron, zinc or copper has a long history in Wisconsin, but legal regulation of their environmental impact and safety are a relatively recent development.

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Guide to Standards - Iron Ore Mining - SAI Global

iron ore mining industry, including information relevant to mining, electrical, and civil/structural engineers, mining surveyors, metallurgists, electricians, .

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Mining Waste | Special Wastes | Wastes | US EPA

Most extraction and beneficiation wastes from hardrock mining (the mining of metallic ores and phosphate rock) and 20 specific mineral processing wastes (see side bar below) are categorized by EPA as "special wastes" and have been exempted by the Mining Waste Exclusion from federal hazardous waste regulations under Subtitle C of the Resource ...

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Mining Law 2019 | Laws and Regulations | Australia | ICLG

The ICLG to: Mining Laws and Regulations covers common issues in mining laws and regulations – including the mechanics of acquisition of rights, foreign ownership and indigenous ownership requirements and restrictions, processing, beneficiation – in 29 jurisdictions.

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Ferrous (iron) mining publications and regulations ...

Regulations State statutes and administrative codes. Unlike non-ferrous metallic mining, all ferrous (iron) mining activity in Wisconsin is regulated by the DNR under Ch. 295, subchapter III, Wis. Stats. The regulatory framework for this law was established in .

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Iron Range Up in Arms Over State's Latest Environmental ...

Iron Range mining, union and community leaders have their backs against the wall again, thanks to environmental activists and the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency. They say an unenforceable proposed MPCA regulation aimed at raising water quality standards for wild rice could decimate industry and cost local taxpayers millions for upgraded water treatment facilities.

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Mining in Minnesota: Who Owns the Ground Under Our Feet ...

That isn't necessarily the case in northern Minnesota, where few people bought land until iron mining ramped up in the early 1880s. As ore poured out of the Iron Range, mining companies and speculators poured in, purchasing large tracts of land in St. Louis, Lake, and Cook counties.

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Wisconsin Governor Signs Iron Mining Law - governing

Gov. Scott Walker on Monday signed a bill that rewrites iron mining laws and could pave the way for construction of a $1.5 billion open pit mine in northern Wisconsin. Walker made stops in ...

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Mining: The Regulation of Exploration & Extraction ...

Aug 18, 2010 · A mining court or tribunal has been set up in each state or territory, and is given the jurisdiction to determine all suits concerning mining tenements and may exercise any other jurisdiction vested by the particular state and territory regulation. Mining rights obtained through contractual arrangements are also protected under contract law.

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Iron ore mining in Western Australia - Wikipedia

Iron ore mining in Western Australia, in the 2016-17 financial year, accounted for 54 percent of the total value of the state's resource production, with a value of A$61.7 billion. The overall value of the minerals and petroleum industry in Western Australia was A$114.9 billion in 2017-18, a 9.5 percent increase on the previous financial year.. Western Australia's iron ore output for 2017-18 ...

Iron Mining Legislation | Enviropedia | Clean Wisconsin

The new iron mining law limits the environmental review and public input process for approving mines. The new iron mining law allows the dumping mine waste in sensitive wetlands and small but important lakes, streams, floodplains and shorelands. The law will allow mining companies to draw down water levels from lakes, rivers streams and ...

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Focus on Latin American mining industry - MINING.COM

With its huge iron-ore mines, Brazil dominates the region's mining, whilst Chile, because of its important copper mines, was the second most significant producer of mined metals in Latin America ...

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Mining Law 2019 | Laws and Regulations | Mexico | ICLG

The Mexican Mining Law Regulations and Article 27 of the Mexican Constitution regulate mining issues, in particular the exploration, exploitation and beneficiation of minerals or substances which in veins, strata, masses or beds constitute deposits of which the .

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