RMAG Public Issues Committee – September 2009

Title: RMAG Public Issues Committee Author: Larry Anna, Denis Foley and Logan MacMillan Publication: The Outcrop, September 2009, p. 6 Our purpose within RMAG is to inform our membership of scientists regarding public policy issues and new resource regulations/legislation being considered at various levels of our government. Our hope is that such information assists each of us as citizens … More RMAG Public Issues Committee – September 2009

Public Issues at the National Level: A Report from the Public Issues Committee – 2001

Title: Public Issues at the National Level: A Report from the Public Issues Committee Author: Larry Anna, Chairman Publication: The Outcrop, December 2001, p. 16-17 Summary of Hearings on Mining Law and Regulatory Reform Recently, the House Resources Committee Subcommittee on Energy and Mineral Resources held a hearing to discuss the $100 mining claim fee and … More Public Issues at the National Level: A Report from the Public Issues Committee – 2001

Governor Love Signs Colorado Geological Survey Bill

Title: An Event of Significance to Science: Governor Love Signs Colorado Geological Survey Bill Publication: RMAG Newsletter, July 1967, p. 1-2 Governor John A. Love formally signed House Bill 1282 Friday afternoon June 9, 1967 at 4:30 PM. “An Act Concerning The Colorado Geological Survey”, which, for the first time in thirty-eight years, reactivates this scientific … More Governor Love Signs Colorado Geological Survey Bill

Report on Public Issues, May/June 2001

Title: Report on Public Issues Author: Larry Anna, Public Issues Committee Publication: The Outcrop, May/June 2001, p. 18-19 Mining Law of 1872 Reform Update (11-27-00) Mining law reform is before Congress. Although both mining industry representatives and environmentalists agree that some provisions of the law are outdated, their agreement ends there on how the law should … More Report on Public Issues, May/June 2001

An Update on Public Issues

Title: An Update on Public Issues Author: Larry Anna Publication: The Outcrop, April 2001, p. 8-9 Teaching of Evolution In 1999, the Kansas State Board of Education adopted science-education standards that contain no mention of biological macroevolution, the age of the Earth, or the origin and early development of the universe. This February, the board reinstated … More An Update on Public Issues

Panel Discusses Licensing Colorado Geologists

Title: Panel Discusses Licensing Colorado Geologists Author: Laura L. Wray Publication: The Outcrop, February 2001, p. 5 The Colorado Section of the American Institute of Professional Geologists (AIPG) and the Rocky Mountain Section of the Association of Engineering Geologists hosted a panel discussion on licensing of geologists in Colorado on November 29, 2000. The intent of … More Panel Discusses Licensing Colorado Geologists

Report from the Public Issues Committee – March 2002

Title: Report from the Public Issues Committee Author: Larry Anna, Chairman Publication: The Outcrop, March 2002, p. 15 Late last year the city of Parker, Colorado’s Water and Sanitation District (PWSD) held a conference to inform geologists, hydrologists, planners, elected officials, and the media about PWSD’s short and long range planning strategies to deliver water to … More Report from the Public Issues Committee – March 2002

Public Issues Committee: Geosciences and the Federal Budget

Title: Public Issues Committee: Geosciences and the Federal Budget Author: Larry Anna, Chairman Publication: The Outcrop, November 2002, p. 22-23 Although President Bush proposed a 9% increase in science and technology funding from $52.3 billion in FY 2002 to $57.0 billion in FY 2003, most of the increase comes in homeland security and health programs.  The House has … More Public Issues Committee: Geosciences and the Federal Budget