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.
SB 765...would tax suction gold dredgers by charging a $50 annual fee for in-state dredgers and a whopping $2,500 fee for out-of-state dredgers for each county where the miner intends to dredge.
• Pruitt out at EPA
• NDAA still under negotiation
• AMRA’s California mining bill fails to reach floor vote
• Pacific Legal Foundation joins effort to overturn California dredging moratorium
• PLP fund drive continues
We now have supporters who are well known and connected in Washington, DC, and who state they will assist us in bypassing lower level staffers and getting us face-to-face meetings with Senators.
This article may not be as interesting as someone describing a big nugget find in Australia...but right now the biggest obstacle to mining is our government.
- Zinke leaving office
- Property rights triumph over critical habitat says Supreme Court
- Water of the United States
- Property rights advocate in running for top BLM spot
- “Draining the swamp” at Interior
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