NMELC, Current Cases.


Change Uranium from a Locatable to a Leasable Mineral


Location: National

Opposing Parties: uranium industry

Initiation Date: March 2010

Status: On-going

Clients/Partners: Earthworks and others

Attorneys: Eric Jantz



Issues:

Change the definition of uranium to a “leasable” mineral from a “locatable” mineral in order to give federal government discretion over whether to permit mining on federal lands.