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May 20, 2008
February 1, 2008
—An 1872 law that allows mining companies to buy land in the U.S. West for about $5 an acre is running smack into 21st-century sensibilities.
July 27, 2007
July 23, 2007
June 20, 2007
There are two major concerns that impel the necessity of Mining Law Reform
1) The legacy on the Native American lands of uranium tailings and contamination that has not been cleaned up.
2) The fact that the major players in making mining claims on American public land are the Canadians.
In a groundbreaking decision, the United Nations Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination (CERD) has told Canada that it must rein in Canadian corporations operating on Indian land in the United States.
April 6, 2007