Captain Obvious Strikes Again
June 2018 by Greg Walcher
The paper’s crack reporters filed requests under the Freedom of Information Act, demanding public release of “secret” emails explaining why the Interior Department recommended, and President Trump approved, shrinking Bears’ Ears and Grand Staircase Escalante National Monuments.
“We feel that we can clean up an area that has been abandoned after 100 years of mining,” Lyon said.
The petition seeks specific changes to existing Forest Service and Bureau of Land Management regulations to restore the intent of Congress and federal preemption.
• California dredging update
• Favorable bills in Congress
The one legal entity that can change the game and provide a path and template to protect landowners and public land users across the United States is the miner.
Retired geologist Dave Taylor of Farmington, New Mexico, predicted the disaster in a letter published by the Silverton Standard a week before it occurred.
• BLM proposed budget asks for funds for mining restrictions
• Oregon bill 838
• California suction gold dredging update
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