LETTER: Western Governors urge Congress to ‘reintroduce and expedite consideration’ of Good Samaritan mine cleanup legislation

Western Governors ask Congressional leadership to "reintroduce and expedite consideration of the Good Samaritan Remediation of Orphan Hardrock Mines Act (115th Congress S. 3727 and H.R. 7226). The Feb. 8, 2019 letter signed by WGA Chair Hawaii Gov. David Ige and WGA Vice Chair North Dakota Gov. Doug Burgum notes the "legacy of abandoned hardrock mines in the West is an issue that cannot be addressed without voluntary remediation by entities that have no responsibility for the cleanup – 'Good Samaritans.' ” Read, download the letter


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