Environmental Frontlines Issue Summary: mining on public lands

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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Subject: Environmental Science:Policy:Environmental Economics, Environmental Science:Mineral Resources:Mining, Environmental Science:Policy:US National Policy
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Collection, Policy Resources
Grade Level: Graduate/Professional, College Upper (15-16), College Lower (13-14), High School (9-12)
Theme: Teach the Earth:Incorporating Societal Issues:Public Policy, Teach the Earth:Course Topics:Environmental Science, Teach the Earth:Teaching Topics:Minerals