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.
Another California Assembly member, Jared Huffman, is attempting to ban dredging in the state on a more permanent basis.
• Two million acres of proposed habitat
• Last chance for Nevada claim refunds
• California suction gold dredging update
The current administration is receptive; we believe the time is ripe to push for a return to reasonable regulations and to restore mining to a priority for public lands as long as some new crisis doesn’t take precedent.
• Conformation for some
• Congress canceling regulations
• PLP continues the fight for miners' rights
• Oregon miners fight back
• Bills address strategic minerals
Because the old timers were so good at locating the better paying deposits—most of them along clay seams in this particular area—it makes good sense to try and locate these clay lines at old mining sites.
- Massive 660-page lands bill passed in the Senate
The Bawl Mill • Our Readers Say • Iowa Hill District • Gold Deposition and Gradients of Placer Streams—Part I • Pursuing Rare Earths in Wyoming • The Mole • Prospecting for Copper Ores—Part I • Repair / Replace Tax Rule Changes • The Wisdom of Mark Twain—And Tales of Cheating the Unwary Prospector • Ganes Creek Hits 10 Years—Part II • Fifteen and Counting • Melman on Gold & Silver • Mining Stock Quotes and Mineral & Metal Prices