BLM Increases Location & Maintenance Fees
August 2009 by Scott HarnThe Bureau of Land Management (BLM) has increased mining claim location fees and maintenance fees in a final rule published in the Federal Register on June 29, 2009.
Banking problems continue to find their way into the world’s financial media, and we note below that another nation, Slovenia, is now grabbing attention with a banking crisis of their own as well as a downgrading of their national bonds by Moody’s Investment Services.
• Endangered Species Act update
• California Fish & Game tries yet another route to stop gold dredgers
• FWS to delist gray wolf
• Miners need to be heard on wilderness bills
• HR 2016
If anyone needed convincing that high metals prices have brought mining back into the public’s consciousness, two conventions held in Vancouver, British Columbia near the end of January 2006 should have ended any doubt.
• Getting scolded during recess happens to adults, too.
• On-the-job training
• Batteries not included
• By the numbers
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