Mining Law Reform Redux, Once More

31 Pages Posted: 9 Jun 2010  

John D. Leshy

University of California Hastings College of the Law

Date Written: June 9, 2010

Abstract

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

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

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