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Edgar Mine hosts subcommittee hearing on bipartisan mining reform legislation

GOLDEN, Colo., Dec. 17 –  The Subcommittee on Energy and Mineral Resources held its first-ever legislative field hearing in a mine Dec. 14 regarding H.R. 3734, the “Mining Schools Enhancement Act,” at the Colorado School of Mines Edgar Mine in Idaho Springs.

“This bill is so important for mining engineering education in the United States, and we are very proud that the Edgar Mine was chosen as the place to hold the field hearing,” said Priscilla Nelson, head of the Mining Engineering Department at Mines…  Read more….