Central Idaho Federal Employees Back to Work With Local Help
December 2016 by Associated PressThe fire started early October 4, destroying the Bureau of Land Management office on the edge of town within minutes.
• Anti-dredging bill SB 637 passes
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).
• US Supreme Court may consider requirements for Notitce of Intent
• Oregon considering mining restrictions
• Latest developments in California suction dredging moratorium
• Spotted owl habitat
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.
Phone or email these Senators and politely express your thoughts and opinions on the pending legislation. (See Legislative and Regulatory Update for more information on the pending legislation.)
Have you ever wondered what it is going to take to stop the insanity of politicians and environmental groups from taking away our rights?
• Positive bill passes House
• Anti-mining bill dies in Washington State
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