16 U.S. Code § 1901 - Congressional findings and declaration of policy

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The Congress finds and declares that—
(a) the level of technology of mineral exploration and development has changed radically in recent years and continued application of the mining laws of the United States to those areas of the National Park System to which it applies, conflicts with the purposes for which they were established; and
(b) all mining operations in areas of the National Park System should be conducted so as to prevent or minimize damage to the environment and other resource values, and, in certain areas of the National Park System, surface disturbance from mineral development should be temporarily halted while Congress determines whether or not to acquire any valid mineral rights which may exist in such areas.

Source

(Pub. L. 94–429, § 1,Sept. 28, 1976, 90 Stat. 1342.)
Short Title

Pub. L. 94–429, which enacted this chapter, amended sections 123 and 450y–2 of this title, and repealed sections 350, 350a, 447, and 450z of this title, is popularly known as the “Mining in the Parks Act”.

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36 CFR - Parks, Forests, and Public Property

36 CFR Part 9 - MINERALS MANAGEMENT

 

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