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5th Circuit Ruling May Benefit Miners

This ruling comes at an opportune time, just as suction dredge miners are dealing with new proposed regulations in several western states. Be sure to cite this case when you provide comments on the regulations!

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If you do not have the time to read the entire document, I would suggest starting with the Executive Summary that begins on page 80.

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