Gold Mine Plans Upheld in Lawsuit
May 2004 by Associated PressOfficials for the largest gold producing company in the world claimed a significant legal victory over environmentalists who they accused of abusing the appeals process to thwart mining in Nevada.
• Court says ESA does not apply in some cases
• Comments needed for proposed critical habitat in several Western states
• EPA still trying to rewrite the Clean Water Act
• Enough already!
• Now is the time to act
Jerry Hobbs, president of Public Lands for the People, is taking action to prevent undue restrictions on miners utilizing suction dredges in California.
We have tentatively scheduled a date for next year’s show and we want you to know it’s not going to be on Easter weekend!
The Forest Service recently announced a new area set aside for recreational gold panning on the South Yuba River, east of Nevada City.
Planners are narrowing their options for managing the 5.3 million-acre area Chugach National Forest.
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• USFS seeks comments for Utah forest
• A bold move by a small town
• Forest Service wants to encourage return of Canada lynx
• Update on Oregon's Measure 7
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