31 Pages Posted: 9 Jun 2010
Date Written: June 9, 2010
This article addresses efforts to reform the nation's basic hardrock mining law that applies to federal lands, the much vilified and antiquated Mining Law of 1872. It assesses recent efforts to reform the law and looks toward possible future action.
Keywords: Federal lands, hardrock mining, mining law, natural resources policy, natural resources politics
JEL Classification: K10, K11, K32, Q30, Q38
Suggested Citation: Suggested Citation
Leshy, John D., Mining Law Reform Redux, Once More (June 9, 2010). Natural Resources Journal, Vol. 42, No. 3, 2002. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1622873 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.1622873