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04 Jan, 2017, 11:10 ET U.S. Mines Complete Safest Year Ever, Besting Last Year's Record

2016 marks the safest year ever for American miners. Together, coal mines and metal/non-metal mines last year recorded the lowest fatality and...


20 Dec, 2016, 10:08 ET Cloud Peak Energy Receives CORESafety® Certification

The National Mining Association (NMA) today recognized Cloud Peak Energy for receiving independent certification under its CORESafety® system. The...


05 Dec, 2016, 10:30 ET Hecla Mining Company Achieves Mining Industry's Top Safety Certification

The National Mining Association (NMA) today recognized Hecla Mining Company for receiving independent certification under its CORESafety®...


28 Sep, 2016, 09:00 ET American Mining Operations Honored for Outstanding Environmental Performance

 Four U.S. coal mines and three mineral mines today won annual awards from the U.S. Department of the Interior for their outstanding...


27 Sep, 2016, 18:02 ET Peabody Energy First to Receive Top Mining Industry Safety Certification

 The National Mining Association (NMA) today recognized Peabody Energy for being the first company to be independently certified under its...


27 Sep, 2016, 09:00 ET NMA Honors U.S. Mine Safety and Technology Leaders

 Nineteen American mining operations – six coal mines and 13 mineral/metal mines – are the recipients of the National Mining...


26 Sep, 2016, 09:00 ET MINExpo INTERNATIONAL® 2016, the World's Largest Mining Show, Opens with Full Agenda

 The world's largest mining equipment, products and services exhibition begins today at the Las Vegas Convention Center. Sponsored by the...


18 Dec, 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...


27 Oct, 2015, 10:00 ET Higher Job Losses Due To Overreaching Regulation

 A new Obama administration regulation—the so-called Stream Protection Rule—is about to drive up energy costs and unemployment with...


04 Feb, 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...


01 Dec, 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...


12 Nov, 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...


05 Nov, 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...


29 Oct, 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...


17 Sep, 2014, 18:40 ET 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...


29 Jul, 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)...


12 Jun, 2014, 13:26 ET 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...


02 Jun, 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...


07 May, 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...


07 Jan, 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...


07 Nov, 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,...


07 Nov, 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...


06 Nov, 2013, 16:22 ET Reasonable Power Plant Rules Will Strengthen Texas Economy Says NMA

Public and Stakeholder Input Critical to Texas' Energy Future as EPA Hosts 'Listening Session' on Carbon Emissions  This week the...


01 Nov, 2013, 12:41 ET NMA Calls for Reasonable Power Plant Rules to Strengthen the State Economy of Kansas as EPA Hosts 'Listening Session' on Carbon Emissions

Public and Stakeholder Input Critical to Kansas' Energy Future This week the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is inviting Kansans to...


29 Oct, 2013, 14:30 ET Keep Energy Reliable and Affordable for Colorado, Says Local Mining Leader

Public and Stakeholder Input Critical to Colorado's Energy Future  This week the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is inviting...