Ask the Experts
June 2014 by Chris Ralph• Reopening closed areas
All 28 groups listed agree that Section 402 of the Clean Water Act does not apply and no dredge miner should be asking a state or federal agency for such a permit.
We have an opportunity to make significant and substantial changes to provide relief for small miners with the Trump Administration and the current makeup of Congress. We realize the time to act is now, but we need your help.
• Oregon dredging bill defeated
• California bill would exempt dredgers from permitting
• Possible ESA listing
• Washington State tries to impose more fees on miners
Met by jeers and cheers from more than 1,000 people, US Senator Diane Feinstein (D-CA) made another pitch to create three new national monuments in the deserts of southern California recently.
• Settlement hearings
• Fighting back
Have you ever wondered what it is going to take to stop the insanity of politicians and environmental groups from taking away our rights?
A proposed constitutional amendment to raise the cap on mining taxes can proceed as written, a state judge ruled March 14.
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