Cosponsor the Hardrock Leasing and Reclamation Act!

            For the past 146 years, mining companies have taken more than $300 billion worth of gold, silver, copper, and other valuable metals from our public lands without paying a nickel in royalties to the American people – and have purchased over 3
million acres of the most valuable mining lands at the 19th Century bargain rate of
$5 an acre or less. Meanwhile, taxpayers have been left holding the bag to the tune of tens of billions of dollars of cleanup costs for abandoned mines.

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Oppose H.R. 3281, a De Facto Privatization Scheme from the Trump Infrastructure Plan

Please join me in opposing H.R. 3281, an initiative from President Trump’s infrastructure plan that will authorize the de facto privatization of public water infrastructure owned by the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation. The U.S. Bureau of Reclamation (Reclamation)
owns much of the public water infrastructure in the American West, including hundreds of dams, canals, and other associated infrastructure. Reclamation’s infrastructure helps deliver water to millions of Americans and serves numerous stakeholders including
municipal water users, farmers, tribes, fishermen, and environmental and recreational interests.

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