[Madison, Wis.] – Today, the Natural Resource Development Association released the following statement regarding the passage of Assembly Bill (AB) 499 – the Mining for America Act:

“We wish to thank members of the Wisconsin State Assembly for voting in favor of AB 499 that supports sound environmental policies and encourages responsible economic development in the badger state – we applaud Rep. Hutton for his leadership on this issue in the Assembly,” said Nathan Conrad, Executive Director of the Natural Resource Development Association. “We look forward to robust discussion and passage of this essential piece of legislation in the State Senate.”

Today, November 2, 2017, AB 499 – the Mining for America Act – passed the Wisconsin State Assembly on a vote of 53 – 38.