Let us help you recover valuable metals. 888-437-1187

Magazine

Legislation & Regulation

Forest Service v. Michael & Linda Backlund

On Tuesday morning, August 26, 2010, my clients Michael and Linda Backlund were forced to plead guilty to a charge of violating 36 CFR §261.10(b), which criminalizes maintaining a residence on Forest Service land without authorization “when such authorization is required.” This is a new regulation pursuant to which virtually anything, even a tent, is an unlawful “residence” unless authorized in advance.

Online access required. Please .

Add a Comment

Additional articles that might interest you...

Legislative and Regulatory Update


• US Supreme Court declines to hear dredging controversy
• Why Senate Bill S3422 is bad for America
• Comment deadline extended for new California dredging regulations

Significant Progress for California Suction Gold Dredgers


It was a milestone day in the battle to maintain the rights of miners to dredge on federal mining claims in California.

Bawl Mill


March 2023

Legislative and Regulatory Update


• Positive bill passes House
• Anti-mining bill dies in Washington State

Legislative and Regulatory Update


• Battle continues in the "Golden State"
• California Water Board needs your comments

Legislative and Regulatory Update


  • EPA declines to impose additional regulations and financial requirements on hardrock miners
  • “Baffling” ruling in suction gold dredging court case

Legislative and Regulatory Update


• Idaho maintains control
• Enough wilderness already
• Restraining the EPA
• Republicans on the attack
• DOI requests hard rock royalty
• New Forest Service plans
• Bill supporting small miners
• New mercury emission regs
• Latest info on California suction dredging

Subscription Required:
The Bawl Mill   • Ask The Experts—Iridium   • Ask The Experts—Highbanker legal in CA?; Best place to sell raw gold?   • Ask The Experts—Using classifiers   • So, Where's The Gold?—Finding Gold Detectors Miss   • The Oregon Claim   • Highbanking on the Feather River   • CFTC Finds Evidence of Silver Market Manipulation   • Gold in Arizona   • Detecting for Gold in Australia—The Kimberley Trip   • Melman on Gold & Silver   • Mining Stock Quotes and Mineral & Metal Prices

Free:
Legislative and Regulatory Update   • Know Your District

Advertisements

Precious Metals Recovery plants and equipment
Fighting to keep public lands open to the public
Specializing in the processing of precious metal ores!
Watch prospecting shows on your computer right now
Free Online Sample Issue