Colorado Mining Association Appeals Roadless Ruling
June 2012 by Associated PressThe Colorado Mining Association is asking the US Supreme Court to review a 2001 rule that largely barred new roads on 58 million acres of roadless areas in national forests.
- NEPA comments due
- Update on latest US Supreme Court suction gold dredging appeal
- Washington State tries to restrict suction gold dredging
Mexican Government Begins Mining Industry Overhaul
• Oregon dredging bill defeated
• California bill would exempt dredgers from permitting
• Possible ESA listing
• Washington State tries to impose more fees on miners
- Interior Department reigns in “sue and settle”
- Comments needed on Forest Service Part 228 regulations
• US Supreme Court declines to hear dredging controversy
• Why Senate Bill S3422 is bad for America
• Comment deadline extended for new California dredging regulations
One of the most asinine proposals in the SEIR is to require miners to state when and where they will be dredging. This information would be accessible to the public, which would make them prime candidates for getting their homes burglarized while they are out mining.
Landowners complained that mineral mining on or near their property could damage property values while leaving them without a cut of potential profits.
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