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Colorado Mining Ass'n v. Board of County Comm'rs of Summit County

ELR Citation: ELR 20017
Nos. No. 07SC497, (Colo., 01/12/2009)

The Colorado Supreme Court held that the state Mined Land Reclamation Act impliedly preempts a county's ban on the use of toxic or acidic chemicals, such as cyanide, for mineral processing in vat or heap leach operations for all zoning districts in the county....

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