Environmental Frontlines Issue Summary: mining on public lands
http://www.envirofront.org/Other_Resources/Issue_Ref_Library/Nat_Res_IS/Mining_on_Public_Lands.html

Environmental Frontline


This case study provided by the Environmental Frontline organization is a summary of the 1872 general mining law reform. It includes background information, facts and figures, 'quotable quotables', and recent actions, as well as links to websites of key players, information sources, and relevant reports. Environmental Frontlines organization monitors current environmental issues and the groups involved with such issues. The Mining on Public Lands case study is part of that monitoring program.

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Part of the Starting Point collection. The Starting Point collection includes resources addressing the needs of faculty and graduate students designing, developing, and delivering entry-level undergraduate courses in geoscience.

Starting Point
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Subject: Environmental Science:Mineral Resources:Mining, Environmental Science:Policy:US National Policy, Environmental Economics
Resource Type: Policy Resources, Scientific Resources:Collection
Grade Level: Graduate/Professional, College Upper (15-16), High School (9-12), College Lower (13-14)
Environmental Policy: Environmental Economics, US National Policy
Topics: Human Dimensions/Resources