Here’s an excerpt from an outstanding speech by Oregon Senator Herman Baertschiger, a true friend of mining and rural Oregonians: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Wvasbxramzk
DOGAMI releases important Oregon mining study With so much effort being spent to stop mining in the West, good news is welcome – especially on a Friday afternoon! One of Rich and my first efforts on behalf of OMA was securing the passage of House Bill 3089 in the 2015 Oregon legislative session. HB 3089 […]
OMA’s Testimony on Senate Bill 1530 Here is OMA’s testimony on Senate Bill 1530, the Oregon legislature’s mining bill. The legislature failed to pass the bill, but it will likely be back in 2017.
Great news – we are once again partnering with our friends at Baker County Economic Development, the Oregon Concrete and Aggregate Producers Association, Oregonians In Action, and the Eastern Oregon Mining Association to host the 2016 Eastern Oregon Mining & Aggregate Summit! The Summit is scheduled for Tuesday, April 26th, 2016 at the Baker County […]
Oregon agencies and environmental groups are preparing another round of legislation to eliminate instream placer mining in Oregon. Oregon Mining Association (OMA) just received a draft legislative concept that was put together by a work group led by Senator Alan Bates, the main proponent of Senate Bill 838 (2013), the Oregon law that imposed the […]