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.
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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.
We know we lack critical minerals. We know the causes. We know the need. We have the knowledge we need right now. Why can’t we just take action and fix the problem?
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