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Foley Hoag LLP
On Friday, I posted about a decision invalidating BLM Resource Manage Plans for failure to comply with NEPA.
Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart
The Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) recently announced that it is implementing a silica enforcement initiative focused on reducing exposures to respirable crystalline silica.
Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart
The agency plans to address the driver training issue by having inspectors focus on an operator's compliance with a number of specific regulations.
Norton Rose Fulbright US LLP
New York lawmakers passed a bill designed to slow the spread of cryptocurrency mining operations that burn fossil fuels for power in early June.
Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart
During the investigation, a toxicology report was received that indicated the presence of a narcotic in the victim's bloodstream. There was a great deal of debate with the Mine Safety...
Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart
While the Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) continues to work on developing a new crystalline silica standard (that is expected to cut the exposure limit in half), the agency has decided...
Gowling WLG
Naturally, there is a lot to consider when undertaking a mining project in a massive and geopolitically diverse market. That's why Gowling WLG is here to assist.
Cohen & Gresser
On April 26, 2022, the New York Assembly passed a bill that would place a two-year moratorium on certain cryptocurrency mining operations that use proof-of-work authentication (POW) methods to validate blockchain transactions.
Kelley Drye & Warren LLP
Welcome to our weekly roundup of CBD and hemp-related legal and regulatory news.
Kelley Drye & Warren LLP
Last week, President Biden invoked the Defense Production Act ("DPA") to expand domestic production of certain critical minerals involved in the manufacture of large capacity batteries.
Foley & Lardner
Critical minerals, which include rare earth minerals, are generally defined as minerals that are important to supply chains, but difficult to mine and ship due to scarcity, geopolitical issues, trade policy...
Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith LLP
On February 22, the White House announced actions under the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (IIJA) to promote domestic production of critical minerals, lithium and lithium batteries, ...
Mayer Brown
On February 22, 2022, the US Department of the Interior (Interior) announced the launch of a new interagency working group (Working Group) on reforming hardrock...
Arnold & Porter
A critical component of the Biden Administration's program to transition the country to a less carbon-intensive economy is access to "critical minerals" such as copper, lithium, nickel, cobalt and other
Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart
Operators and miners often say that "MSHA never changes."
Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart
Two words sum up where the Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) is as 2021 comes to a close and mine operators prepare for 2022: transition period.
Lewis Roca
If the U.S. is to achieve its carbon and renewable energy targets, policymakers must harmonize the mesh point between U.S. renewables and the statutory directive to develop domestic minerals...
Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart
Although it is too early into the Biden administration to prove statistically, there is, nonetheless, anecdotal evidence of an uptick in Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) special investigations under section 110(c) of the Mine Act.
Jeffer Mangels Butler & Mitchell LLP
On September 9, 2021, the House Environmental and Natural Resources ("ENR") Committee finished its mark-up of the $3.5 trillion reconciliation budget measure.
Mayer Brown
We are excited to share with you our Q4 2021 edition of Working Capital, Mayer Brown's Projects & Infrastructure newsletter.
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