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EARTHWORKS is a non-profit organization dedicated to protecting communities and the environment from the destructive impacts of mineral development, in the U.S. and worldwide." [1]

"EARTHWORKS evolved from the work of the Mineral Policy Center (MPC). MPC was founded by Phil Hocker, Mike McCloskey and former Secretary of the Interior Stewart L. Udall to help reform mining laws and practices in the U.S." [1]

Earthworks is a member of the Business Ethics Network and profiled in the WiserEarth database here.

Reform of the 1972 Mining Law

Statement of Stephen D'Esposito, president of EARTHWORKS, on the passage of HR 2262, the Hardock Mining and Reclamation Act of 2007: "EARTHWORKS looks forward to working with the mining industry leaders and Western Senators to craft a Senate bill that promotes beneficial environmental practices, balanced public land use policy and a fair return to taxpayers."[2]

Board of Directors


Advisory Board



1612 K St., NW, Suite 808
Washington, D.C., USA 20006



  1. 1.0 1.1 "About Us", Earthworks, accessed December 2007.
  2. "Statement of Stephen D'Esposito, president of EARTHWORKS, on the passage of HR 2262", Earthworks Press Release, November 1, 2007.
  3. Earthworks, "Board of Directors", accessed December 2007.
  4. Earthworks, "Advisory Board", accessed December 2007.

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