A Final Message From the President: August 2023

Friday, August 4, 2023, was my last day at the Colorado Mining Association. I can always be reached at my personal email address: standempsey@comcast.net It...

A Message from the Chair: August 2023

Members, I have the honor to write a column for this newsletter for two reasons: first, to congratulate Stan Dempsey, Jr. on a well-deserved...

2023 CMA Annual Golf Tournament

Thanks to our CMA members who participated in CMA’s Annual Golf Tournament—you made it another stunning success! We had 140 players participating this year,...

Legislative Update: Put Aside the Sandals and Sunscreen. Summer Vacation is...

Even as committees begin to discuss potential legislative recommendations for 2024, changes within the legislature itself will play a key role in the coming...

Coal, Hardrock, and Uranium Committee Meeting Summary: July 2023

July 18, 2023 DRMS Update Legislative Update Regulatory Update

Water Quality Committee Meeting Summary: July 2023

July 18, 2023 Federal Issues SCOTUS decision on Sackett (WOTUS) case Other State Issues Draft enforcement policy on state waters (gap waters) post-Sackett Permitting ...

Education Foundation Update: August 2023

The Colorado Mining Association Education Foundation (CMAEF) is a 501(c)(3) organization created by the Colorado Mining Association (CMA) to educate K–12 teachers and related...

A Message From the President: July 2023

The Strength of CMA’s Committees We hope you had a restful 4th of July holiday, perhaps some time off to relax and recharge. As we...

Legislative Update: Warming Up and Getting Ready to Roll

After taking the month of June to recuperate from an extraordinarily hectic legislative session, policymakers and staff are gearing up to tackle the many...

Water Quality Committee Meeting Summary: June 2023

June 20, 2023 Federal Issues SCOTUS decision on Sackett (WOTUS) case Other State Issues Draft enforcement policy on state waters (gap waters) post-Sackett Permitting ...

Coal, Hardrock, and Uranium Committee Meeting Summary: June 2023

June 20, 2023 DRMS Update Legislative Report Regulatory Update

Education Foundation Update: June 2023

The Colorado Mining Association Education Foundation is happy to announce that we have expanded our two-day teacher workshops to both Golden and Leadville in...

A Message From the President: June 2023

Never Stop Working Colorado legislators and regulators never stop working even after the adjournment of the 2023 legislative session. Please see Dianna Orf’s legislative report...

Legislative Update: And Just Like That – They’re Gone!

Legislators departed Denver (except for those holding post-session press conferences) shortly after the May 8 adjournment. Then began the 30-day waiting period for the...

CMA President Attends U.S. Chamber Institute for Organizational Management

CMA President Stan Dempsey attended his second year of the 4-year Institute for Organization Management this past week. The Institute is an entity created...

Education Foundation Update: June 2023

The Colorado Mining Association Education Foundation (CMAEF) is a 501(c)(3) organization created by the Colorado Mining Association (CMA) to educate K–12 teachers and related...

Coal, Hardrock, and Uranium Committee Meeting Summary: May 2023

May 16, 2023 DRMS Update Legislative Report Interim and other Legislative Committees WOTUS Update (summary of discussion of Water Quality meeting discussion)

Water Quality Committee Meeting Summary: May 2023

May 16, 2023 Federal Issues WOTUS / Sackett Case Army Corps’ Revised Draft OHWM Manual Industry Meeting (WOTUS) – June 2 NMA comments on...

A Message From the President: May 2023

The 2023 legislative session wrapped up Monday, May 8. During the last few days and nights of the session, lawmakers made decisions on how...

Restoring Caribou Cemetery

During the April meeting of CMA’s Coal, Hardrock, & Uranium Committee, Julie Annear made a presentation on the restoration and preservation of the historic...