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Dec 18, 2015, 19:09 ET NMA: Americans to Pay For the Unenforceable Paris Climate Accord

 The plan for reducing carbon emissions from existing power plants that President Obama unveiled at the climate conference in Paris will come...


Dec 18, 2015, 19:09 ET NMA: Americans to Pay For the Unenforceable Paris Climate Accord

 The plan for reducing carbon emissions from existing power plants that President Obama unveiled at the climate conference in Paris will come...


Aug 10, 2015, 06:00 ET Study Finds Permit Delays Harm Mining Investment, Minerals Supply Chain

An eye-opening analysis by SNL Metals & Mining shows how delays in the U.S. mine permitting process diminish the value of a minerals project...


Jun 25, 2015, 10:36 ET Study Finds Permit Delays Harm Mining Investment, Minerals Supply Chain

 An eye-opening analysis by SNL Metals & Mining released today shows how delays in the U.S. mine permitting process diminish the value of a...


Apr 16, 2015, 10:41 ET NMA: Today's Mercury Rule Deadline Dramatizes Growing Costs of EPA's Power Plant Regulations

National Mining Association (NMA) President and CEO Hal Quinn today issued the following statement on the escalating impacts on households and...


Apr 14, 2015, 13:13 ET NMA: Administration's Policies under Scrutiny this Week in Congress and the Courts

This week, two co-equal branches of our government − Congress and the courts − will be eyeing administration policies sure to increase...


Apr 08, 2015, 13:29 ET NMA Slams Sierra Club-Bloomberg Campaign That Increases Costs for Low and Fixed Income Americans

National Mining Association (NMA) President and CEO Hal Quinn released the following statement in response to reports that the Bloomberg Foundation...


Feb 20, 2015, 18:50 ET Polar Vortex 2015 - Close to the Edge (again!)

Last winter was one of the harshest, hitting millions of Americans with spikes in their winter utility bills. Unfortunately, here we are, one year...


Feb 04, 2015, 08:12 ET NMA: DOE Backs Out on Promise to Fund Zero-Emissions CCS Power Plant

 National Mining Association (NMA) President and CEO Hal Quinn issued the following comment on news that the Department of Energy (DOE) is...


May 07, 2014, 12:03 ET NMA: New Poll Finds Most Americans Worried EPA Regulations Will Lead to Higher Electricity Prices

Most Americans (76%) are at least somewhat worried that new regulations proposed by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to remove...


Mar 05, 2014, 09:30 ET 5 Critical Reasons Why We Need a Responsible Common-Sense Approach To America's Energy Security

 New policies requiring power plants to use unproven technologies are threatening America's energy security by putting a disproportionate...


Jan 07, 2014, 12:05 ET NMA Calls EPA's Power Plant Rule a Reckless Gamble with the Economy

WASHINGTON, Jan. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- National Mining Association (NMA) President and CEO Hal Quinn issued the following statement in...