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H.R.3446 Fair Payment for Energy and Mineral Production on Public Lands Act, 112th Congress

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  • Latest Action: Dec 05, 2011 Referred to the Subcommittee on Energy and Mineral Resources.

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  • Committee Assignment: House Committee on Natural Resources - Energy and Mineral Resources

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  • 67% of users support H.R.3446

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    • Congressional clatter | Cover Story | Colorado Springs Independent - May 30, 2012 by Chet Hardin - *Timothy Walberg [R-MI7] H.R. 3446 (110th): To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 202 East Michigan Avenue in Marshall, Michigan, as the “Michael W. Schragg Post Office Building” ...

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      As noted by Chet Hardin on May 30, 2012, "*Timothy Walberg [R-MI7] H.R. 3446 (110th): To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 202 East Michigan Avenue in Marshall, Michigan, as the “Michael W. Schragg Post Office Building” ..." (/url?q=http://www.csindy.com/coloradosprings/congressional-clatter/Content%3Foid%3D2480213&sa=U&ei=QtMVUOGjEoim8QTGu4Bw&ved=0CEIQmAEwCQ&usg=AFQjCNFGd6IDWbb-uYORPFO8jMriklCTzA)
    • Congressional clatter | Cover Story | Colorado Springs Independent - May 30, 2012 by Chet Hardin - *Timothy Walberg [R-MI7] H.R. 3446 (110th): To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 202 East Michigan Avenue in Marshall, Michigan, as the “Michael W. Schragg Post Office Building” ...

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      As noted by Chet Hardin on May 30, 2012, "*Timothy Walberg [R-MI7] H.R. 3446 (110th): To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 202 East Michigan Avenue in Marshall, Michigan, as the “Michael W. Schragg Post Office Building” ..." (/url?q=http://www.csindy.com/coloradosprings/congressional-clatter/Content%3Foid%3D2480213&sa=U&ei=edUSUMG6KIKy8QSmxIGIBw&ved=0CEIQmAEwCQ&usg=AFQjCNEcAOIczz-w2IZ841cls67xxDnMtw)
    • Congressional clatter | Cover Story | Colorado Springs Independent - May 30, 2012 by Chet Hardin - *Timothy Walberg [R-MI7] H.R. 3446 (110th): To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 202 East Michigan Avenue in Marshall, Michigan, as the “Michael W. Schragg Post Office Building” ...

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      As noted by Chet Hardin on May 30, 2012, "*Timothy Walberg [R-MI7] H.R. 3446 (110th): To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 202 East Michigan Avenue in Marshall, Michigan, as the “Michael W. Schragg Post Office Building” ..." (/url?q=http://www.csindy.com/coloradosprings/congressional-clatter/Content%3Foid%3D2480213&sa=U&ei=GHwRUPG0BouQ8wStv4HYBQ&ved=0CEIQmAEwCQ&usg=AFQjCNFEdSQn1XQsNEo9fmXcsU4LfCNMWg)

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    • Bills of the 111th Congress Concerning Climate Change - October 19, 2012 by The Center for Climate and Energy Solutions - The bills, resolutions, and amendments of the 112th Congress dealing with climate change are divided into the following categories: H.R.300: National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Act This bill would reestablish the National Oceanic and Atmosphe

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      As noted by The Center for Climate and Energy Solutions on October 19, 2012, "The bills, resolutions, and amendments of the 112th Congress dealing with climate change are divided into the following categories: H.R.300: National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Act This bill would reestablish the National Oceanic and Atmosphe" (http://www.c2es.org/federal/congress/111/climate-change-legislative-proposals)
    • Smart mining policies for energy independence - March 04, 2012 by Star-Tribune - And U.S. mining could soon face another major challenge: A bill (H.R. 3446) has been introduced in the House that proposes a 12.5 percent gross royalty tax on the mining of locatable minerals on federal lands — the highest tax of its kind in the world.

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      As noted by Star-Tribune on March 04, 2012, "And U.S. mining could soon face another major challenge: A bill (H.R. 3446) has been introduced in the House that proposes a 12.5 percent gross royalty tax on the mining of locatable minerals on federal lands — the highest tax of its kind in the world." (http://trib.com/opinion/columns/smart-mining-policies-for-energy-independence/article_705c44b6-f1c1-5e90-b9db-98930ea2fbfd.html)
    • Top 5 Winners and Losers of Secretary Salazar’s Decision to Protect 1 Million Acres Around the Grand Canyon - January 09, 2012 by Think Progress - Congress must pass legislation such as Rep. Ed Markey’s H.R. 3446 to solve this problem. However, Secretary Salazar’s withdrawal will stop additional companies from profiting off this antiquated system while endangering a national treasure.

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      As noted by Think Progress on January 09, 2012, "Congress must pass legislation such as Rep. Ed Markey’s H.R. 3446 to solve this problem. However, Secretary Salazar’s withdrawal will stop additional companies from profiting off this antiquated system while endangering a national treasure." (http://thinkprogress.org/romm/2012/01/09/400661/top-5-winners-and-losers-salazar-decision-protect-million-acres-grand-canyon/)
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