Contact: Nathan Conrad
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Madison, Wisconsin – 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 Senate for voting in favor of AB 499. This landmark legislation supports sound environmental policies and encourages responsible economic development throughout the badger state – we applaud Sen. Tiffany for his leadership on this issue in the Senate,” said Nathan Conrad, Executive Director of the Natural Resource Development Association. “The Natural Resource Development Association looks forward to Governor Walker signing this bill and bringing robust economic growth to Northern Wisconsin and all across the state while keeping our beautiful landscape pristine.”

Today, November 7, 2017, AB 499 – the Mining for America Act – passed the Wisconsin State Senate on a vote of 19 – 14.


About Natural Resource Development Association
The Natural Resource Development Association supports policies that lead to proper, necessary, and conscientious resource development and conservation. By engaging community leaders, laborers, manufacturers, and job creators in the legislative and decision-making process, the association will help create open atmosphere for resources development that is both environmentally sound and economically beneficial for Wisconsin. For more information, please visit

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