Democrats from the West push update of 150-year-old federal mining law

Heinrich: Isn’t it time we had a 21st century approach to mining in this country?

By: - May 11, 2022 4:08 am

Sen. Martin Heinrich speaks in Washington, D.C., in 2020. (Photo by Andrew Harnik-Pool / Getty Images)

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Jacob Fischler
Jacob Fischler

Jacob covers federal policy as a senior reporter for States Newsroom. Based in Oregon, he focuses on Western issues. His coverage areas include climate, energy development, public lands and infrastructure.