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Entries in National Association of Manufacturers (3)


Even the Commerce Department can't find the conflict minerals

Image courtesy of the Conflict Minerals ConsortiumThe U.S. Department of Commerce has finally published its long awaited list of all known facilities that process tin, tantalum, tungsten, or gold -- the so-called “conflict minerals.” Despite taking an additional year and seven months past its original deadline set in the 2010 Dodd-Frank Act, and despite using the combined resources and efforts of the Commerce Department, the OECD, and the U.S. Geological Survey, the list is inconclusive.

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Court (succinctly) denies stay in conflict minerals case

Photo courtesy of Aljazeera, via YouTubeIn a one-sentence order Wednesday, the U.S. Court of Appeals for D.C. denied the National Association of Manufacturer's (NAM's) emergency motion to stay enforcement of the SEC's conflict minerals.

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Appeals court strikes down part of conflict minerals disclosure rule

Tantalum, courtesy of Enough Project via YouTubeThe federal appeals court for the D.C. circuit issued its opinion Monday in National Association of Manufacturers (NAM), et al., v. Securities and Exchange Commission that partially struck down the SEC's conflict minerals disclosure rule.

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