BLM Raises Location and Claim Fees
August 2014 by Chris RalphThe Bureau of Land Management announced an increase in location filing fees and annual maintenance fees for unpatented mining claims, mill sites and tunnel sites.
One caller wondered why he should be required to join MMAC, asked why MMAC was not a non-profit, and compared it to some kind of extortion attempt. If he had questions like these, I assume there are others with similar questions and I will address them here.
In the meantime, we will continue our multi-pronged approach to seek regulatory relief at the federal level while supporting those court cases that are built on a strong legal foundation.
- Bernhardt confirmed
- State of Montana to appeal Rock Creek decision
Superior Court Judge Karen L. Dixon granted the temporary restraining order on July 3, 2013.
• Oregon passes SB 838
• Meanwhile, in California
Besides the EPA issue, our major priority is to work on the proposed amendment to the National Strategic and Critical Minerals Production Act (S 145), a bill proposed in the Senate by US Senator Dean Heller (R-Nevada).
We’ve heard from miners in Arizona about federal agencies closing off historic roads that provide access for miners, and we need your input.
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