Clarification on Oregon's SB838
August 2014 by Guest WriterThe 100-yard restriction in SB838 actually applies to all motorized mining for the purpose of extracting gold, silver or any other precious metal that results in the disturbance of vegetation.
- EPA ends "sue and settle"
- Sage grouse mineral withdrawal cancelled
Keep in mind there are specific steps that must be taken to get your traditional mining district organized if it has fallen into disarray.
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).
Each separate Mining District is a federally recognized entity. There are huge advantages—picture yourself going to an oversight meeting where 2, 3, 4, or even more Mining District representatives have obtained voting positions on the board.
- WOTUS rule finalized
- Reminder on new claim fees
A proposed constitutional amendment to raise the cap on mining taxes can proceed as written, a state judge ruled March 14.
• Battle continues in the "Golden State"
• California Water Board needs your comments
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