Adam Eckman named CMA President and CEO

We are thrilled to introduce you to our new President & CEO, Adam Eckman! Adam brings significant experience in the mining industry, having advocated for...

Mining Nuggets from the Board Chair

Every season is a busy season, and this fall has been no different! First, I’m thrilled to announce Adam Eckman as CMA’s new President and...

Legislative Update: The Spending Cycle Begins

It’s All About the Budget The Governor submitted his annual budget request to the legislature on November 1, seeking $18.5 Billion in General Funds. The...

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

November 14, 2023 DRMS Update Legislative Update PFAS Rulemaking Toxic Air Contaminants Comments Other Business

Water Quality Committee Meeting Summary: November 2023

November 14, 2023 Federal issues State issues Dredge & Fill Water Fee Setting Construction Stormwater Permit (COR400000) Other Issues Legislative issues

A Message from the Chair: October 2023

October is upon us and just as the seasons transition, so does CMA. The Board’s search committee is working hard to hire a new...

Legislative Update: October Brings Scary Specters of 2024

Before we get into potential legislative issues, the General Assembly is welcoming two newly-minted members to the House of Representatives. Rep. Tim Hernandez who...

The Western States Mining Collaborative Council Annual Retreat

The Western States Mining Collaborative Council (WSMCC) had their annual retreat in August, and the group welcomed board member Kelly Ward to attend while...

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

September 19, 2023 DRMS Update Legislative Update Greenhouse Gas Permits, Air Quality reg. #3 Regulatory Update Other Business

Water Quality Committee Meeting Summary: September 2023

September 19, 2023 Federal issues WOTUS revised definition (post-Sackett) direct final rule State issues CO dredge & fill program Water fee setting stakeholder process ...