BLM Flexes Its Muscles in Quartzsite
July 2014 by Jane Alene BoylesSomehow the Bureau of Land Management seems to have forgotten that they work for the people.
Federal and state regulatory agencies often cite mercury and methyl mercury in our waterways as a major factor for further restrictions on placer mining, and on suction gold dredge mining, in particular. However, these regulatory agencies are minimizing selenium and its neutralizing effects.
• Good news on EPA regs
• California rewards key appointment to dredging foe
• Republicans seek to block creation of National Monuments
• Zimbabwe threatens seizure of mining rights
Washington’s decision to bar new uranium mining near the Grand Canyon and other federal policies on energy and resource issues are barriers holding back Arizona and its residents from prosperity, Governor Jan Brewer told a congressional hearing March 16.
- Reminder: Annual claim fees due September 1, 2017
- Update on California suction gold dredging
We spent the morning in a meeting with one of the higher-ups at the US Forest Service. I presented him with 412 complaints received from our readers, along with a summary of the complaints to make his job easier.
Rather than using the practice of government seizure of private property to promote economic development, the county is using it to preserve open space.
Oregon Senate passes Senate Bill 3
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