Bennet Introduces Bill to Reform Antiquated Hardrock Mining Laws

Would clean up abandoned mines and prevent future disasters like Gold King Mine spill

Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet, along with Senators Tom Udall (D-NM), Martin Heinrich (D-NM), Ron Wyden (D-OR), and Edward Markey (D-MA), today introduced the Hardrock Mining and Reclamation Act of 2017 to modernize the nation's antiquated hardrock mining laws.