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.
Mr. Hughes was obviously shaken by our interaction and we are quite confident he assumed we were all missing teeth, long-haired, uneducated, backwoods miners who would immediately become submissive. That didn’t happen...
On July 4, we are reminded of the sacrifices our Founding Fathers made to establish this great country of ours, and in that spirit, the Minerals and Mining Advisory Council (MMAC) has created a draft Declaration of Miners.And MMAC has been hard at work writing a bill, with the unwavering support of several members of Congress, to reaffirm the rights of miners operating in traditional mining districts.
• "Recreational" mining bills in Washington State
• Three more national monuments
• Sheriff withdraws Forest Service law enforcement authority
If you do not have the time to read the entire document, I would suggest starting with the Executive Summary that begins on page 80.
• Bills introduced to stop federal management of greater sage grouse
• WOTUS under review
• Congressional Review Act
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