California State & National Gold Panning Championships
October 2016 by Don RobinsonBy the end of the day Sunday there were a lot of tired panners! By then they could have panned more than 14 times to make it to the end. This was not a picnic!
by William Perry Pendley, President & Chief legal Officer
Mountain States legal Foundation
Since the New Deal of the 1930s, government has grown increasingly proficient at squeezing—not extra profits—but individual freedoms from the very people they are empowered to protect. By first taking our money in the form of taxes, the government then offers to return some of it, but only if it is used for the purposes dictated by the government.
There are numerous old mercury (quicksilver) mines in the central Coast Ranges of California, from San Benito County on the south to Lake County on the north, a distance of 225 miles.
The final environmental review for a proposed mine beneath the Cabinet Mountains Wilderness appears, after 14 years, to favor allowing the hotly disputed mine to proceed.
• What comes around goes around...
• Bombs away for Texas nuclear materials inspection
On Tuesday morning, August 26, 2010, my clients Michael and Linda Backlund were forced to plead guilty to a charge of violating 36 CFR §261.10(b), which criminalizes maintaining a residence on Forest Service land without authorization “when such authorization is required.” This is a new regulation pursuant to which virtually anything, even a tent, is an unlawful “residence” unless authorized in advance.
In every sense, this was a witch hunt with a preconceived agenda to heavily restrict or outright prohibit most small-scale mining in Oregon.
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