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WOMEN'S MINING COALITION
April 17-22, 2016
Women’s Mining Coalition (WMC) members traveled to Washington D.C. for its 24th annual Fly-In for meetings on Capital Hill during the week of April 17, 2016. The women work in the hardrock, coal and industrial minerals industries and for companies that provide goods and services to mining companies.
During the Fly-In WMC members work hard to educate the members of Congress about the importance of a robust domestic mining industry.
WMC will be presented with the 2016 Prazen Living Legend Award.
Leadville, CO. April 25, 2016: The National Mining Hall of Fame and Museum’s Board of Directors is pleased to announce the 2016 Prazen Living Legend of Mining Award will be presented to the Women’s Mining Coalition at the 29th Annual National Mining Hall of Fame induction banquet on September 24, 2016 in Las Vegas, NV. Read More.
WMC Sends Scoping Comments on the Notice of Proposed Withdrawal; Sagebrush Focal Areas; Idaho, Montana, Nevada, Oregon, Utah, and Wyoming and Notice of Intent to Prepare an Environmental Impact Statement to the BLM. Read the comments.
We provide members of Congress and other policy makers with facts about the modern mining industry, and the importance of mining to the U.S. economy and our daily lives. WMC members document the industry's commitment to resource stewardship and environmentally responsible mining.
A strong mining industry is vitally important to America. WMC members deliver the message that jobs all across the country depend on mining, and that today's regulations and modern technology ensure state-of-the-art environmental protection at U.S. mines. WMC members provide policy makers with first-hand information about the technological advancements and environmental stewardship of today's mining industry.
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