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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...

Dec 01, 2014, 11:42 ET

NMA Urges EPA to Withdraw Its "Costly Power Plan"

National Mining Association (NMA) President and CEO Hal Quinn today urged the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to withdraw its proposed Clean...

Nov 12, 2014, 13:32 ET

Survey Reveals Minerals and Metals Supply Top Concern for Manufacturing Executives

The National Mining Association (NMA) today released the findings of a survey of senior executives from manufacturing industries highlighting the...

Nov 05, 2014, 09:57 ET

NMA's Quinn: Americans look forward to "a fresh start, common sense approaches to move the economy forward to benefit all Americans"

 National Mining Association (NMA) President and CEO Hal Quinn issued the following statement on the results of the November...

Oct 29, 2014, 15:43 ET

EPA's Latest Notice an Admission that Costly Power Plan Is a Glorious Mess

National Mining Association's President and CEO Hal Quinn called EPA's notice requesting alternatives to the agency's power plant rules a frank...

Sep 17, 2014, 18:40 ET
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EPA Regulations: Leading America to an Uncertain Energy Future, says National Mining Association

 The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has proposed sweeping regulations that would require states to reduce carbon dioxide emissions...

Jul 29, 2014, 09:57 ET

NMA Says EPA's Climate Rule Erects Structural Barrier to Economic Recovery, Future Growth

 National Mining Association (NMA) President and CEO Hal Quinn testified this morning at the Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA)...

Jul 23, 2014, 14:47 ET

Experts Right To Highlight Mineral Needs of Growing U.S. Manufacturing Sector

 The National Mining Association (NMA) is encouraged by today's House subcommittee hearing on "America's Metals and Mineral Security," which...

Jun 12, 2014, 13:26 ET
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NMA Warns EPA's Proposed Greenhouse Gas Rules Will Put States and Families on a 'Restricted Energy Diet'

The National Mining Association (NMA) called on policymakers to reject an ill-conceived administration proposal that would jeopardize America's...

Jun 02, 2014, 10:57 ET

NMA Calls EPA's Rules for Existing Power Plants a Flawed Approach that Will Raise Rates for Consumers and Businesses; Puts U.S. Electric Grid in Jeopardy

National Mining Association (NMA) President and CEO Hal Quinn issued the following statement on the unveiling of the Environmental Protection...

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...

Nov 07, 2013, 16:26 ET

Local Energy Leader Calls on 'Common Sense' Approach to Power Plant Rules in Illinois

Public and Stakeholder Input Critical to Chicago Economy as EPA Hosts 'Listening Session' on Carbon Emissions, says NMA On Friday, Nov. 8,...

Nov 07, 2013, 16:26 ET

Energy Must Be Reliable and Affordable for Pennsylvania, Says Local Energy Leader

Public and Stakeholder Input in EPA "Listening Session" is Critical to Pennsylvania's Energy Future, Says NMA  The Environmental...