NMA Supports Congressional Action on Important Energy Matters

The following statement was released today by National Mining Association (NMA) President & CEO Hal Quinn upon passage by the U.S. House of Representatives of the "Emergency Economic Stabilization Act of 2008" (H.R. 1424):

"The U.S. Congress this week took important steps to continue progress on the development and deployment of technologies that will result in cleaner electricity generated from coal-America's most abundant energy resource-and coal-to-liquid (CTL) fuels, which can help secure our energy future. These provisions also will create more family-wage jobs in U.S. mining and assist in our efforts to make mining even safer-our number one priority…NMA