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A Message From the President: July 2022

Coloradoans, for the first time in nearly a decade, will have truly competitive partisan races for statewide elected offices and U.S. Senator. Despite efforts of Democrat groups to encourage support for weaker candidates such...

Mid-Summer Check In

The bills have been passed and signed into law. The attention now turns to planning for the 2023 Legislative Session and covering state agency regulations to implement laws passed in previous sessions, along with...

A Message From the President: June 2022

The 124th National Western Mining Conference & Exhibition is “in the books”! Our first conference in Grand Junction was huge success if not “hot” (when we left Grand Junction, the temperature measured 102 degrees). John...

And That’s a Wrap!

The legislative session wrapped up near midnight May 11, leaving no more to do except for the Governor’s action on the bills passed by both chambers. That deadline fell at midnight June 10, when...

Water Quality Committee Meeting Summary: May 2022

May 17th, 2022 Federal Issues Chris Reichard provided an update on EPA’s activities regarding the WOTUS rule including information regarding the regional roundtables. What discussion items the Roundtables would cover was discussed. Federal PFAS...

Education Foundation Update: June 2022

The Colorado Mining Association Education Foundation is happy to announce that our new format two-day teacher workshop for June was successfully completed and went very well. The teachers who took the course could not...

A Message From the President: May 2022

As the general assembly winds down the 2022 legislative session, CMA will be addressing several bills affecting Colorado's business climate environment including radical measures imposing new health-based air toxic air quality standards. In fact,...

Counting Down

We are less than a week away from adjournment sine die, the moment when the clock stops for the Colorado General Assembly. Under the state constitution, the 120 conclusion of the legislative session arrives...

Water Quality Committee Meeting Summary: March 2022

April 19, 2022 Federal Issues Sackett Brief – Amicus Brief – CMA Committee discussed CMA’s decision not to join industry trade associations Amicus Curiae brief. Also discussed was information about EPA’s roundtables and the Maui...

Coal, Hardrock, and Uranium Committee Meeting Summary: April 2022

April 19, 2022 DRMS Update Ginny Brannon described the Division’s meeting with Glenwood Springs about an underground coal mine fire only one mile West of the city and discussed improving roads for the purpose...