Group letter opposing HR 1937

October 16, 2015

HR 1937: Threatening water, disenfranchising communities

October 16, 2015 • Aaron Mintzes

Masquerading as a bill about “strategic and critical minerals,” HR 1937 strips key water, health and community protections against the nation’s largest toxic polluter, the hardrock mining industry.


Testimony of Jennifer Krill before US House Subcommittee on Energy and Mineral Resources

March 21, 2013 • Jennifer Krill

Hardrock mining companies in the United States enjoy subsidies and loopholes that create an extremely friendly regulatory environment for them.

Media Releases

Statement of Earthworks Executive Director Jennifer Krill regarding the Oversight Hearing on “America’s Mineral Resources: Creating Mining and Manufacturing Jobs and Securing America”

March 21, 2013

#1 Toxic Polluter Wants to Have Free Cake, Eat it, & Have Taxpayers Pay for Cleanup

With HR 761, the so-called Critical and Strategic Minerals Production Act of 2013, the mining lobby and its Congressional champions clearly want more than just to have their cake and eat it too. 

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