Constitutional Sheriffs Standing Up for Our Rights
December 2012 by Scott HarnModoc County, California, is the latest county to use emergency powers to declare a state of emergency in order to take control of roads and trails away from federal agencies.
The paper’s crack reporters filed requests under the Freedom of Information Act, demanding public release of “secret” emails explaining why the Interior Department recommended, and President Trump approved, shrinking Bears’ Ears and Grand Staircase Escalante National Monuments.
There are a few questions you will need to ask yourself before you apply for a suction dredge permit from the State Water Resources Control Board.
They cited concerns that the Trump administration would allow more logging, oil drilling, mining or development on some of the 46 million acres controlled by the federal government in California.
We’ve heard from miners in Arizona about federal agencies closing off historic roads that provide access for miners, and we need your input.
- EPA ends "sue and settle"
- Sage grouse mineral withdrawal cancelled
Because September 1 falls on a Sunday this year; and Monday, September 2, is a holiday, the BLM will accept yearly filings through September 3.
- DOI to address threatened species
- 141 Confirmations still pending
- California withdrawals canceled
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