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By J. P. Tangen
For Mining News 

Mining critics call for reform - again

America's modern hardrock mining industry is safe, environmentally sound; repeal of General Mining Law of 1872 is unlikely


Last updated 1/22/2012 at Noon

It is axiomatic that the price of liberty is eternal vigilance, and we who stand watch over America's mining industry know all too well that there is little the Detractors would rather do than to shut down this and all other basic manufacturing sectors.

Witness a recent op-ed in the New York Times wherein Alaska's very own Carol Ann Woody advocated doing away with the General Mining Law of 187...

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