California Suction Dredging Update
July 2012 by Scott HarnAnother California Assembly member, Jared Huffman, is attempting to ban dredging in the state on a more permanent basis.
The verdict capped an unusual civil case that combined history, coin collecting and whether the $20 “double eagles” ever legally left the US Mint.
Within these districts, some of the roads and trails have been reopened for access, critical habitat designations have been scaled back, and a few Mining Districts were completely removed from proposed withdrawals.
We will be bringing the first of several bills that were requested by Congress during a previous MMAC trip and presenting maps depicting all the MMAC-assisted Mining Districts.
• BLM claim fees rise
• Critical minerals bill
• Sage-grouse habitat
“The evidence is clear—mineral deposits alone are not enough to attract precious commodity investment dollars...”
Landowners complained that mineral mining on or near their property could damage property values while leaving them without a cut of potential profits.
- Bill to limit Antiquities Act
- PLF seeks relief from Endangered Species Act abuses
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