The ninth edition of The Mining Law Review is designed to be a practical, business-focused 'year in review' analysis of recent changes, developments, and their effects, and a look forward at expected trends. The Review includes insights from leading mining practitioners from around the world, with a chapter devoted to mining in a particular jurisdiction.
Holland & Hart mining attorneys Karol Kahalley and Erica Nannini co-authored Chapter 18 United States, which provides an overview of the US mining industry and highlights government policy and international investment, risk factors, mine ownership, significant trading agreements concerning minerals, and notable developments. The chapter also covers the current trends and developments in mining laws and regulations in the US, including legal framework, mining rights and required licenses and permits, environmental and social considerations, operations, processing, and sale of minerals, outlook and trends, and more.
Karol Kahalley has been a mining and Native American law attorney with Holland & Hart in Denver for over 25 years. She has successfully represented clients in acquiring mineral properties and developing mining operations on federal, state, private, and tribal lands throughout the US. Her work includes hard rock minerals, oil and gas, oil shale, potash, uranium, coal, rare earth minerals, aggregates, and geothermal resources.
Erica Nannini is an associate in the energy, environment, and natural resources practice group of Holland & Hart in Reno, Nevada. She advises clients in the natural resources and mining industries on a range of disputes and regulatory issues involving public lands. She also works on a variety of other regulatory issues, including public utilities, water law, and renewable resource project development.
To read the full United States chapter in The Mining Law Review ninth edition, click here.