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OVERSIGHT HEARING

BEFORE THE

SUBCOMMITTEE ON
MINING AND NATURAL RESOURCES

OF THE

COMMITTEE ON INTERIOR AND INSULAR AFFAIRS

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES United States ONI

ONE HUNDREDTH CONGRESS

FIRST SESSION

ON

MINING LAW OF 1872

HEARING HELD IN WASHINGTON, DC

JUNE 23, 1987

Serial No. 100-6

Printed for the use of the Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs

U.S. GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE

77-967

WASHINGTON : 1987

For sale by the Superintendent of Documents, Congressional Sales Office

U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington, DC 20402

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1987.0

COMMITTEE ON INTERIOR AND INSULAR AFFAIRS

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

MORRIS K. UDALL, Arizona, Chairman GEORGE MILLER, California

DON YOUNG, Alaska, PHILIP R. SHARP, Indiana

Ranking Republican Member EDWARD J. MARKEY, Massachusetts

MANUEL LUJAN, JR., New Mexico AUSTIN J. MURPHY, Pennsylvania

ROBERT J. LAGOMARSINO, California NICK JOE RAHALL II, West Virginia

RON MARLENEE, Montana BRUCE F. VENTO, Minnesota

DICK CHENEY, Wyoming JERRY HUCKABY, Louisiana

CHARLES PASHAYAN, JR., California DALE E. KILDEE, Michigan

LARRY CRAIG, Idaho TONY COELHO, California

DENNY SMITH, Oregon BEVERLY B. BYRON, Maryland

JAMES V. HANSEN, Utah RON DE LUGO, Virgin Islands

BILL EMERSON, Missouri SAM GEJDENSON, Connecticut

BARBARA F. VUCANOVICH, Nevada PETER H. KOSTMAYER, Pennsylvania BEN BLAZ, Guam RICHARD H. LEHMAN, California

JOHN J. RHODES III, Arizona BILL RICHARDSON, New Mexico

ELTON GALLEGLY, California
FOFO I.F. SUNIA, American Samoa

RICHARD H. BAKER, Louisiana
GEORGE (BUDDY) DARDEN, Georgia
PETER J. VISCLOSKY, Indiana
JAIME B. FUSTER, Puerto Rico
MEL LEVINE, California
JAMES MCCLURE CLARKE, North Carolina
WAYNE OWENS, Utah
JOHN LEWIS, Georgia
BEN NIGHTHORSE CAMPBELL, Colorado
PETER A. DEFAZIO, Oregon

STANLEY SCOVILLE, Staff Director and Counsel
Roy JONES, Associate Staff Director and Counsel

LEE McELVAIN, General Counsel
Richard A. AGNEw, Chief Minority Counset

SUBCOMMITTEE ON MINING AND NATURAL RESOURCES

NICK JOE RAHALL II, West Virginia, Chairman MORRIS K. UDALL, Arizona

LARRY CRAIG, Idaho GEORGE MILLER, California

RON MARLENEE, Montana AUSTIN J. MURPHY, Pennsylvania

BILL EMERSON, Missouri PETER H. KOSTMAYER, Pennsylvania BARBARA F. VUCANOVICH, Nevada WAYNE OWENS, Utah

DON YOUNG, Alaska
BEN NIGHTHORSE CAMPBELL, Colorado

JIM ZOIA, Staff Director
ALMA PHILLIPS HALE, Professional Staff Member

EVELYN BERTORELLO, Clerk
STEPHEN J. BUCKNER, Republican Consultant on Mining and Natural Resources
NOTE.— The first listed minority member is counterpart to the subcommittee chairman.

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CONTENTS

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David R. Crombie, president, Rayrock Yellowknife Resources, Ltd

Panel consisting of:

Lynn A. Greenwalt, vice president, resources conservation depart-

ment, National Wildlife Federation ....

J. Michael McCloskey, chairman, Sierra Club..

Charles H. Callison, Public Lands Consultant..

Panel from the

American Mining Congress consisting of:

David W. Delcour, vice president, Amax Mineral Resources Co., and

chairman, AMC public lands committee...

Stanley Dempsey, president, Royal Gold, Inc

Graham M. Clark, Jr., vice president, Newmont Mining Corp

Charles C. Dietrich, consultant....

Jerry L. Haggard, Evans, Kitchel & Jenckes ........

Panel consisting of:

Kenneth Hubbard, vice chairman for public lands, Colorado Mining

Association

Gary A. Langley, executive director, Montana Mining Association .......

Karl W. Mote, executive director, Northwest Mining Association

Panel consisting of:

T.S. Ary, chairman, natural resources committee, National Associa-

tion of Manufacturers...

Brian Tognoni, Mineral Economics Corp.

Don Fife, representing National Inholders Association..

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