Emergency Dredging Closures in Washington State
September 2015 by Scott HarnThe Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) issued emergency rules without public comment just prior to our publication deadline.
“The evidence is clear—mineral deposits alone are not enough to attract precious commodity investment dollars...”
All of which brings us back to the question of why we rely so heavily on China in the first place. America’s economy is heavily dependent upon energy and telecommunications, but does that require Chinese manufacturing? Clearly not.
• Good news on EPA regs
• California rewards key appointment to dredging foe
• Republicans seek to block creation of National Monuments
• Zimbabwe threatens seizure of mining rights
Met by jeers and cheers from more than 1,000 people, US Senator Diane Feinstein (D-CA) made another pitch to create three new national monuments in the deserts of southern California recently.
The settlement did not grant an immediate approval for the project, but it did begin to clear the way for the company to apply for federal permits—a path the Obama administration previously had thwarted.
PLF scores another win for property rights
• Partial win for miners
• California suction dredging
• Feds continue to push for more public lands
• Idaho suction dredging
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