LETTER: Governors support streamlining of federal mine permitting process


Western Governors sent a letter on Oct. 7, 2015, to the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee expressing support for legislative efforts to ensure timely access to domestic minerals vital to the nation’s economy and national security. The Governors shared their frustrations with federal regulatory complexities pushing minerals development to move elsewhere and urged the Committee to help streamline the federal mine permitting process. Read, download the Letter


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