Additional Note Regarding "Strategic Metals—Part II"
January 2014 by Scott HarnFrom the December 2013 issue:
Many miners have failed to exercise their rights by using the power of their Mining Districts and laws that are already on the books, such as 43 CFR 9712.1, which states…
Every time we prospected here we found gold, sometimes some really coarse flakes, but no large nuggets (yet).
• Large “gaap” in federal deficit
• Expensive voice mail, mate
• What next—the “straight” bomb?
• Orville Redenbacher banned from Seattle Justice Center?
• Can you hear me now?
Northern Nevada is prime mining territory. In fact, no state has been as mining-friendly as the Silver State and, as a result, mining has made important contributions to that state’s economic development.
Many of you are aware that we have been engaged in litigation with anti-mining activists that have been attacking us through the Karuk Tribe of California since 2003. It all started with their lawsuit against the US Forest Service (USFS), challenging that District Rangers do not have the authority to allow small-scale mining activities under a Notice of Intent (NOI) when the Ranger concludes that the mining activity is not likely to create a substantial surface disturbance.
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