SB 1270 Update

On April 10, 2014, the Senate Committee on Natural Resources and Water postponed its first substantive hearing on SB 1270, legislation that would overhaul surface mining regulation in California. Our previous analysis of SB 1270 can be found here. The Committee hearing on SB 1270 has been rescheduled to April 29, 2014.

We will continue to monitor this bill and provide regular updates, as well as any additional legislative developments regarding mining in California. If you want more information on this bill, feel free to contact us at or

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