Court Says Emergency Rule in California Unjustified
August 2013 by Scott HarnSuperior Court Judge Karen L. Dixon granted the temporary restraining order on July 3, 2013.
Renewed interest in mining of gold, silver, copper and other metals in Aroostook County's Bald Mountain triggered 2012 legislation requiring the overhaul of the state's two-decade-old mining regulations.
• Pacific Legal Foundation joins effort to overturn California dredging moratorium
• PLP fund drive continues
• California suction dredgers had better prepare for battle
• Big win by a California suction gold dredger
• Administration locks up another popular gold mining area
• BLM creates de facto wilderness without Congressional approval
• NEDC Surrenders in Oregon
• The California saga continues
Present conflicts and realizations having to do with dependence on China have illuminated the fact that suction dredge miners have a vital role to play and are an ignored and untapped domestic resource—until now.
• Bill to address Forest Service Travel Management restrictions
• Suction gold dredging challenge finally under way
• EPA nullification bill fails in Idaho
• Another bad bill
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