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Multinational Mining Corporations Are Exploiting U.S ...

 · Mining for hardrock minerals today is nothing like it was when the General Mining Act was first passed in 1872. Gone are the days of settlers with a …

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Protecting the Grand Canyonlands

From our desks and kitchen tables at home, we continue to work to safeguard the Grand Canyon and the Colorado Plateau. In this time of uncertainty and disruption, our hearts go out to all of you, your families, and your communities. We each have something precious to give to the collective whole in …

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Environmental Justice Factsheet | Center for Sustainable ...

Environmental Justice (EJ) is defined as the equal treatment and involvement of all people in environmental decision making. 1 Inspired by the Civil Rights movement, EJ became widespread in the 1980s at the intersection of environmentalism and social justice. 2 Environmental injustice is experienced through heightened exposure to pollution and corresponding health risks, limited access …

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Ohio EPA Home

Ohio Environmental Protection Agency Phone: (614) 644-3020 ~ Contact Us. Mailing Address: P.O. Box 1049, Columbus, OH 43216-1049 Street Address: 50 West Town Street, Suite 700, Columbus, OH 43215 Report a Spill, Release or Environmental Crime (800) 282-9378 or (614) 224-0946

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Environmental Insurance

 · The environmental insurance industry is entering into a transformative time as the marketplace is reaching maturity after more than 25 years. The market for environmental insurance market is estimated to be about $2 billion in annual premiums with double-digit growth, outpacing the annual growth rate of the general property and casualty ...

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Welcome | Environmental Performance Index

The 2020 Environmental Performance Index (EPI) provides a data-driven summary of the state of sustainability around the world. Using 32 performance indicators across 11 issue categories, the EPI ranks 180 countries on environmental health and ecosystem vitality. These indicators provide a gauge at a national scale of how close countries are to ...

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Welcome to Idaho Department of Environmental Quality

 · Idaho Department of Environmental Quality 1410 N. Hilton Boise, ID 83706 (208) 373-0502 or (866) 790-4337 Agency Contacts Make a Payment

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ia | Southern Environmental Law Center

ia. SELC is providing leadership and expertise on major environmental issues affecting ia, from the Blue Ridge Mountains to the Piedmont countryside to the Chesapeake Bay. We have three offices in ia: our Headquarters and ia Office in Charlottesville, and an office in Richmond. By using a law and policy approach and ...

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Health Equity :: Washington State Department of Health

Systematic: Decades of residential segregation practices lead to economic, racial and health inequality. Avoidable: The higher obesity rates could be avoided through environmental changes like bike lanes and supermarkets. Unfair and Unjust: The distribution of resources to the wealthier, white neighborhoods because of the representatives'' self-interests is unfair and unjust.

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Environmental Law | IUCN

The Environmental Law Centre and the IUCN Regional Office for Mexico, Central America and the Caribbean are pleased to announce the release of the publication "Governance for ecosystem-based adaptation". This publication is the result of more than a decade of...

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Federal statutes, regulations, guidelines, and policies ...

The General Mining Act of 1872 was the seminal law regarding mineral management on federal lands in the United States. However, this act was implemented primarily to deal with hard-rock mining, and it was not until the enactment of the Mineral Leasing Act of 1920 that a comprehensive system was developed for managing oil and gas development on ...

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How Coal Works | Union of Concerned Scientists

 · How coal is formed. Coal is formed when dead plant matter submerged in swamp environments is subjected to the geological forces of heat and pressure over hundreds of millions of years. Over time, the plant matter transforms from moist, low-carbon peat, to coal, an energy- and carbon-dense black or brownish-black sedimentary rock.

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Environment Law

Environmental Law is a complex combination of state, federal, and international treaty law pertaining to issues of concern to the environment and protecting natural resources. For example, environmental laws often relate to issues such as pollution of soil, air, or water; global warming; and depletion of oil, coal, and clean water.

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Environmental Grants & Loans | The U.S. Small Business ...

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has several grant programs, many of which are listed on this site. In addition, links to several specific programs are provided below: Brownfields Grants for redeveloping formerly polluted real estate. Green Building Grants. Integrated Pest Management Grants. National Center for Environmental Research.

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Earthjustice: Environmental Law: Because the Earth Needs a ...

Earthjustice is the premier nonprofit environmental law organization. We wield the power of law and the strength of partnership to protect people''s health, to preserve magnificent places and wildlife, to advance clean energy, and to combat climate change. We are …

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OSMRE Laws, Regulations, and Guidance

Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act (SMCRA) P.L. 95-87, Enacted August 3, 1977 "An Act to provide for the cooperation between the Secretary of the Interior and the States with respect to the regulation of surface coal mining operations, and the acquisition and reclamation of abandoned mines, and for other purposes."

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Welcome to DEC | Department of Environmental Conservation

Home to the Clean Water Initiative, Water Infrastructure Financing, Watershed Planning, Dam Safety, and Agency Facilities Engineering Programs; staff administers funding programs, develops plans for water basins, assists municipalities, and provides project engineering and implementation services.

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MINING

 · No 1 source of global mining news and opinion. Appointment comes one week after Gary Nagle replaced Ivan Glasenberg as CEO and marks a shift to new leadership for the company.

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Yale School of the Environment

A campus for the 21st century. Two online certificate programs — including one on renewable energy — have made Yale expertise available far beyond New Haven. Working professionals from a range of sectors — and 34 countries — are already taking advantage. Faculty Highlight: Energy choices and …

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Mining Rare Earths for a Renewable Future: Green Insight ...

 · MP, since it''s based in California, is subject to strict environmental and safety standards and has processes that use 1/20th of the fresh water that other, comparable rare earths miners use ...

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R.A. No. 7942

This Act shall be known as the "Philippine Mining Act of 1995." ... the promotion of the general welfare of its inhabitants, and the development of science and mining technology. ... the rules of evidence prevailing in courts of law or equity shall not be controlling and it is the spirit and intention of this Act that shall govern. The Board ...

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Environmental law

Environmental law - Environmental law - Principles of environmental law: The design and application of modern environmental law have been shaped by a set of principles and concepts outlined in publications such as Our Common Future (1987), published by the World Commission on Environment and Development, and the Earth Summit''s Rio Declaration (1992).

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Radiation Exposure Compensation Act

The Radiation Exposure Compensation Act ("the Act" or "RECA"), 42 U.S.C. § 2210 note (2018) established an administrative program for claims relating to atmospheric nuclear testing and uranium industry employment. The Act delegated authority to the Attorney General to establish procedures and make determinations regarding whether claims satisfy statutory eligibility criteria.

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Center for Law, Energy & the Environment | Berkeley Law

Center for Law, Energy & the Environment. The Center for Law, Energy & the Environment (CLEE) channels the expertise of the Berkeley Law community – faculty, staff, and students – into pragmatic, creative policy solutions to critical environmental and energy challenges.

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Rio Tinto (corporation)

Rio Tinto Group is an Anglo-Australian multinational and the world''s second largest metals and mining corporation, behind BHP, producing iron ore, copper, diamonds, gold and uranium. The company was founded in 1873, when a multinational consortium of investors purchased a mine complex on the Rio Tinto, in Huelva, Spain, from the Spanish government.. Since then, the company has grown through a ...

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Environmental Health Perspectives

The Applications of Implementation Science in Water, Sanitation, and Hygiene (WASH) Research and Practice. Sabrina S. Haque and. Matthew C. Freeman. VOL. 129NO. 6. 16 June 2021. P M 2.5 Concentrations in a Cannabis Store with On-Site Consumption. Morgan B. Murphy, Abel S. Huang, and. Suzaynn F. Schick.

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1.1 PHASES OF A MINING PROJECT

4 Guidebook for Evaluating Mining Project EIAs sensitive areas or are near previously isolated communities. If a proposed mining project involves the construction of any access roads, then the environmental impact assessment (EIA) for the project must include a comprehensive assessment of the environmental and social impacts of these roads.

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International Law and Technology | ASIL

International environmental law faces advances in nanotechnology, deep seabed mining, space technologies, and even the possibility of geo-engineering. Technology also plays an important role in human rights and humanitarian law, ranging from the use of mobile phones for delivering health services to mapping human rights abuses or disaster response.

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National Women''s Law Center | Justice for Her. Justice for ...

Justice for her. Justice for all. We are advocates, experts, and lawyers who fight for gender justice, taking on issues that are central to the lives of women and . We drive change in the courts, in public policy, and in our society, especially for women of color, LGBTQ people, and low-income women and families. Learn More.

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Mining Claims | Bureau of Land Management

MINING CLAIMS. A mining claim is a parcel of land for which the claimant has asserted a right of possession and the right to develop and extract a discovered, valuable, mineral deposit. This right does not include exclusive surface rights (see Public Law 84-167). There are three basic types of minerals on federally-administered lands: locatable ...

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Economic Incentives | Environmental Economics | US EPA

 · Both voluntary and mandatory reporting programs exist in the United States. An example of a mandatory information disclosure program is the 1969 National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA). NEPA requires federal agencies to prepare Environmental Impact Statements (EIS) for any activities that could significantly effect the environment.

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Steven P. Solow | People | Baker Botts

Baker Botts is an international law firm of approximately 750 lawyers practicing throughout a network of 14 offices around the globe. Based on our experience and knowledge of our clients'' industries, we are recognized as a leading firm in the energy, technology and life sciences sectors. Since 1840, we have provided creative and effective legal solutions for our clients while demonstrating ...

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