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.
- PLF sues over critical habitat
- Attorney General ends EPA slush fund
We have learned over the years, of course, that “previous development,” “roadless,” and “local support,” are in the mind of the beholder.
Since 2005, a group representing a handful of Oregon and Washington mining organizations, centered around the Eastern Oregon Mining Association (EOMA) and the Waldo Mining District (WMD), have been actively fighting the Oregon Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) over their then new “700PM Suction Dredge Mining Permit.”
• Settlement hearings
• Fighting back
- Comments needed regarding proposed NEPA improvements
- Efforts underway to fix the ESA
• Oregon proposed withdrawal
• Conformation for some
• Congress canceling regulations
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