thehill.com 13 Sep, 2023 00:00 am

Biden plan would overhaul 151-year-old mining law, make companies pay royalties for copper and gold

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Biden administration is recommending changes to a 151-year-old law that governs mining for copper, gold and other hardrock minerals on U.S.-owned lands, including making companies for the first time pay royalties on what they extract. A plan led by the Interior Department also calls for the creation of a mine leasing…
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