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Mining Industry Targets “Prove It First” Law

[This article was originally published in Z Magazine, vol. 26 no. 2, February 2013 © Al Gedicks.] February 1, 2013  by Al Gedicks Prior to investing in new resource colonies, multinational mining corporations frequently change a country’s mining laws to remove restrictions on foreign ownership, reduce taxes, ease environmental protections and guarantee access to water […]

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Republican Mining Bill Ignores the Truth of Wisconsin’s Mining History

January 19, 2013 by Barbara With Wisconsin Republicans have finally released their next version of a mining bill, waiting until late Friday afternoon to do so. The only public hearing on the bill will be held in Wednesday, January 23, 2013 in a small hearing room at the Capitol in Madison. Critics of the bill, […]

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