EPA Chief to Reconsider Paying Claims Over Mine Waste Spill
September 2017 by Associated Press
“We feel that we can clean up an area that has been abandoned after 100 years of mining,” Lyon said.
We soon found that our discovery post and other claim markers were gone and replaced with new posts and a notice of location with an earlier date than had been on our notice of location.
• Backdoor Wild Lands order
• PLP reports on latest dredge lawsuit
• Massive lands bill avoided
• No cap and trade for now
• RS-2477 rights affirmed
- Welcome changes in Washington, DC
- Giving power back to the people
• Critical minerals a priority
• Montana miners win again
• MSHA backs down
• Environmental groups as foreign agents
It was a milestone day in the battle to maintain the rights of miners to dredge on federal mining claims in California.
Public Lands for the People is working on a Miner's Bill of Rights with the support of several members of Congress.
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