Feds Challenge North Idaho Mining Claims
February 2013 by Associated PressFishing, camping and the protection of American Indian artifacts along a 30-mile section of the North Fork of the Clearwater River outweigh the desire of placer miners to search for gold, an attorney representing the US Forest Service said.
We now have supporters who are well known and connected in Washington, DC, and who state they will assist us in bypassing lower level staffers and getting us face-to-face meetings with Senators.
• Some positives in spending bill
• Judge puts brakes on the EPA in Alaska
• Judge to rule in favor of suction gold dredgers
Please note that new mining claims filed on or after September 1, 2019, will be subject to the new fee schedule.
- PLF sues over critical habitat
- Attorney General ends EPA slush fund
• Settlement hearings
• Fighting back
Thomas Tierney has been a long-time subscriber to ICMJ’s Prospecting and Mining Journal and has read about the many battles between miners and overzealous regulators. Then he faced his own battle.
• US District Court rules against Oregon miners
• Bill to halt sage grouse management plans introduced.
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