Ask The Experts: Should I take my claim access problems to the Desert Advisory Council?
September 2016 by Scott Harn
Q: The nearest access to the claim is a half mile walk, which is tough for a lode claim.
The settlement did not grant an immediate approval for the project, but it did begin to clear the way for the company to apply for federal permits—a path the Obama administration previously had thwarted.
The fire started early October 4, destroying the Bureau of Land Management office on the edge of town within minutes.
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You have made your presence known with the BLM or Forest Service, placed Mining District signs along the entrance points to your district, and found support with other local miners. But how do you gain popular support?
The verdict capped an unusual civil case that combined history, coin collecting and whether the $20 “double eagles” ever legally left the US Mint.
The very way it was done at the time didn’t give one much confidence in the objectivity and honesty of the BLM study.
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