Título: Morrison's Mining Rights on the Public ...
Editorial: Bender Moss
Año de publicación: 1936
Condición del libro: Used: Very Good
Edición: sixteenth Edition.
Blue flexible cloth cover with gilt lettering. Lengthy owenr inscription on ep. Small dampstain in margin only affecting first few and last few pages. Else clean in and out. 882pp This 16th edition is one of the few available on the market which elucidates the 1920 Leasing Act which drastically affected Mining in the US.The Minerals Leasing Act of 1920 was a law passed by Congress that authorized the federal government to enter into contractual arrangements, or leases, with privately-owned drilling, mining and foresting companies to operate on that land. An attempt to balance industrial requirements for natural materials with continued protection of public lands, as set forth years before by President Theodore Roosevelt, a champion of national parks and forests who passed away the year before the Minerals Leasing Act was signed into law. A follow-on to the General Mining Act of 1872, which allowed for virtually unfettered commercial exploitation of public lands, the 1920 Act was intended to ensure greater oversight by the government, through the administration of the U.S. Bureau of Land Management, of private mining, drilling and foresting operations, with increased revenue gained through the leasing arrangements, flowing into federal coffers. Under the provisions of the General Mining and Minerals Leasing Acts, millions of acres of public land became available to private companies to explore for and exploit minerals, oil and other natural resources. -Quality Counts! All books shipped in Cardboard and all books with dust jackets have mylar jacket protectors., N° de ref. de la librería 140330008
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