WGA Policy Resolution 2022-08, National Minerals Policy

Western Governors support building on the 1970 Mining and Minerals Policy Act with legislation and policies that unlock our domestic mineral potential and ensure access to metals critical to U.S. economic and national security, in part by addressing the critical issue of permitting delays and the timely processing of mining permit applications. This updated resolution also incorporates language on the state-federal relationship during mine permitting processes, as well as recognition that an increased supply of domestically-produced minerals is essential to increasing the prevalence of alternative energy technologies. Read, download the resolution

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