Mining Industry Worried about Democrat-Controlled Congress
January 2007 by Associated PressThe new Democrat-controlled Congress will be largely hostile to the US mining industry on everything from taxes to environmental regulation, a top industry lobbyist warned.
The Forest Service wants a two-year ban on new hard-rock mining claims on 429,000 acres of national forest land on the eastern slope of the Rocky Mountains in Montana.
The Western Mining Action Project, representing the Karuk Tribe of California, has filed suit to stop mining on the Salmon, Klamath and Scott Rivers, and their tributaries in Northern California.
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