AMRA Takes On USFS in Idaho
September 2015 by Shannon PoeMr. Hughes was obviously shaken by our interaction and we are quite confident he assumed we were all missing teeth, long-haired, uneducated, backwoods miners who would immediately become submissive. That didn’t happen...
Casperson said he is not worried about businesses subverting the language in the bill because the DEQ would still have the authority to halt the new construction if it is deemed environmentally unsound.
A two-pronged approach is necessary to restore suction dredging; federal preemption needs to be established as addressed above via petition; and clarification from the EPA is needed to establish that no Section 402 permit is necessary when there is no “addition” of a pollutant.
• Hike in mining claim fees
• Hearing on suction gold dredging in California
• Interior wants mining reform
- Bernhardt confirmed
- State of Montana to appeal Rock Creek decision
The Colorado Mining Association is asking the US Supreme Court to review a 2001 rule that largely barred new roads on 58 million acres of roadless areas in national forests.
• Some good news for a change
• New 49ers win Karuk appeal
• Another Oregon bill of concern
Gold in Minnesota?
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