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Education Committee

The purpose of the Education Committee is to increase public awareness and understanding of the modern mining industry through educational programs. Through biannual workshops for K-12 teachers the committee seeks to increase the awareness of the integral role of minerals in our daily lives, individually, as a state, and as a nation. The Nevada Mining Association Education Program is the U.S. leader in the development of mineral education resources and programs. You can learn more by visiting the committee's Web site at

Environmental Committee

The Environmental Committee reviews and recommends positions on proposed environmental regulations. The committee also evaluates new permitting procedures, reclamation requirements, and other activities affecting mining operations. Subcommittees include Air Quality, Water Resources, Mine Waste, Wildlife, and Reclamation.

Exploration Committee

The Exploration Committee will educate and demonstrate the importance of exploration, the mining industry’s Research and Development sector, to legislators, regulators, and community leaders as well as the public at large. The Committee will monitor and address issues and opportunities related to, and affecting exploration activities in Nevada.

Government Affairs Committee

The Government Affairs Committee is responsible for monitoring state and local government policy issues.

Human Resource Committee

The Human Resource Committee examines labor related issues within the industry and proposed laws and regulations pertaining to wages and hours, workers compensation, benefits and occupational disease.

Mine Safety & Health Committee

The Mine Safety and Health Committee reviews legislative and regulatory initiatives related to mine safety. The committee hosts several educational workshops on subjects such as industrial hygiene, surface and underground mine safety. Active subcommittees include Mine Rescue, Industrial Hygiene and Regulatory, and Safety Awards. You can learn more by visiting the committee's website at

Public Outreach

The Public Outreach Committee focuses on media relations and community involvement throughout the state.

Suppliers Club

The Suppliers Club consists of members of the Nevada Mining Association that supply goods and services to mine operations. The club exists to support mining in Nevada through political and social involvement, and provide support and new business opportunities to its members. In particular, the club sponsors forums and meetings with operating companies as well as events at the annual convention.

Taxation Committee

The Taxation Committee provides input to state regulators regarding the implantation of tax law in Nevada.

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