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Reforming the Mining Law: Problems and Prospects


John D. Leshy


University of California Hastings College of the Law

June 9, 2010

The Public Land Law Review, Vol. 6, pp. 1-29, 1988

Abstract:     
This article addresses longstanding efforts to reform the Mining Law of 1872, the venerated, vilified and antiquated law that governs hard rock mining on federal lands. It discusses how the mining law has changed over the years, and assesses prospects for fundamental legislative reform.

Number of Pages in PDF File: 30

Keywords: Federal lands, mining law, hardrock mining, environmental regulation, natural resources politics

JEL Classification: K10, K11, K30, Q38

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Date posted: June 9, 2010  

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Leshy, John D., Reforming the Mining Law: Problems and Prospects (June 9, 2010). The Public Land Law Review, Vol. 6, pp. 1-29, 1988. Available at SSRN: http://ssrn.com/abstract=1622877 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.1622877

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