House Bill 1113: Protect Water Quality from Adverse Mining Impacts

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On April 4th, 2019, Colorado Governor Polis signed into law House Bill 1113: Protect Water Quality [from] Adverse Mining Impacts. These amendments to the Colorado Mined Land Reclamation Act passed by a wide margin with bipartisan support in both chambers: 44 to 19 in the House, and 22 to 13 in the Senate. Colorado now joins its neighbor, New Mexico, and a small handful of other states that have passed similar legislation.