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Policy Resolution 2018-11: Cleaning Up Abandoned Mines in the West

Published on June 27, 2018
Policy Resolution 2018-11: Cleaning Up Abandoned Mines in the West: Western Governors call on Congress to protect “Good Samaritans” that voluntarily clea...
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Policy Resolution 2018-11: Cleaning Up Abandoned Mines in the West

Published on June 27, 2018

Policy Resolution 2018–09: National Minerals Policy

Published on June 27, 2018
Policy Resolution 2018–09: National Minerals Policy: Western Governors support building on the 1970 Mining and Minerals Policy Act with legislation and policies tha...
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Policy Resolution 2018–09: National Minerals Policy

Published on June 27, 2018

Western Governors support proposed revisions allowing states authority to m...

Published on March 28, 2018
Western Governors have expressed support for the Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) proposed revisions to its Coal Combustion Residuals Rule, including the provision ...
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Western Governors support proposed revisions allowing states authority to m...

Published on March 28, 2018

LETTER: Western Governors urge EPA to work with states to promote beneficia...

Published on March 28, 2018
Western Governors sent a letter to Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Scott Pruitt regarding proposed revisions to EPA’s "Hazardous and Solid Waste Mana...
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LETTER: Western Governors urge EPA to work with states to promote beneficia...

Published on March 28, 2018

LETTER: WGA urges Subcommittee to follow hardrock mining reclamation plans...

Published on March 13, 2018
The Western Governors’ Association submitted WGA Policy Resolution 2017-06, Financial Assurance Regulation, to Chairman Paul Gosar and Ranking Member Alan Lowenthal of t...
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LETTER: WGA urges Subcommittee to follow hardrock mining reclamation plans...

Published on March 13, 2018

WGA supports EPA decision to not issue ‘duplicative’ CERCLA regulations...

Published on February 23, 2018
The Western Governors’ Association has indicated its support for the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) decision to not issue final regulations requiring financial as...
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WGA supports EPA decision to not issue ‘duplicative’ CERCLA regulations...

Published on February 23, 2018

LETTER: WGA supports EPA decision to not issue final CERCLA regulations

Published on February 23, 2018
The Western Governors’ Association supports the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) decision to not issue final regulations requiring financial assurance for hardrock ...
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LETTER: WGA supports EPA decision to not issue final CERCLA regulations

Published on February 23, 2018

LETTER: National Minerals Policy Resolution submitted for Energy and Minera...

Published on February 14, 2018
The Western Governors' Association shared WGA Policy Resolution 2015-09, National Minerals Policy with Chairman Paul Gosar and Ranking Member Alan Lowenthal in advance of ...
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LETTER: National Minerals Policy Resolution submitted for Energy and Minera...

Published on February 14, 2018

Governors comment on proposed CERCLA rule, urge “meaningful” st...

Published on July 12, 2017
Western Governors have expressed concerns about the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) proposed rule “Financial Responsibility Requirements Under CERCLA §...
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Governors comment on proposed CERCLA rule, urge “meaningful” st...

Published on July 12, 2017

COMMENTS: Governors submit recommendations to EPA on meaningful state consu...

Published on June 30, 2017
Western Governors sent a letter on June 30, 2017 to U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Scott Pruitt on the agency’s proposed rule “Financial ...
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COMMENTS: Governors submit recommendations to EPA on meaningful state consu...

Published on June 30, 2017

LETTER: Royalty burdens on new and existing mining operations on federal la...

Published on April 27, 2017
The Western Governors' Association sent a letter on April 27, 2016, to Mick Mulvaney, Director of the Office of Management and Budget, regarding the possible imp...
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LETTER: Royalty burdens on new and existing mining operations on federal la...

Published on April 27, 2017

Governors repeat concerns to EPA, request extension on Financial Responsibi...

Published on February 21, 2017
UPDATE (Feb. 27, 2017): The EPA has extended the comment period, as requested by Western Governors, for its proposed rule. (More)
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Governors repeat concerns to EPA, request extension on Financial Responsibi...

Published on February 21, 2017

LETTER: Governors reiterate concerns, request extension of comment period f...

Published on February 21, 2017
Western Governors sent a letter on Feb. 21, 2017, to Barbara Foster in the Office of Resource Conservation and Recovery at the U.S. Environmental Protection Age...
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LETTER: Governors reiterate concerns, request extension of comment period f...

Published on February 21, 2017

Policy Resolution 2017-06: Financial Assurance Regulation

Published on December 14, 2016
Western Governors' Association Policy Resolution 2017-06: Reclamation of western mines and facilities managed by other industries is needed primarily to protect adjacent w...
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Policy Resolution 2017-06: Financial Assurance Regulation

Published on December 14, 2016

COMMENTS: Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability...

Published on August 17, 2016
Western Governors sent the following comments on Aug. 17, 2016, to U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Gina McCarthy regarding its&nbs...
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COMMENTS: Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability...

Published on August 17, 2016

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