Guest Editorial—Changing the Rules
May 2000 by Guest WriterIncreasing restrictions on use of public lands are causing a widening tear through the country's economic and social fabric.
There are several counties around Shasta County that offer very good gold detecting. Many of these locations are old hydraulic pits. While detecting these old pits over the years I have come up with some ideas on how to go about hunting them.
All 28 groups listed agree that Section 402 of the Clean Water Act does not apply and no dredge miner should be asking a state or federal agency for such a permit.
...the federal agency is intrigued by a plan that might result in cleaning up the area without cost to taxpayers.
The main issues in this case involved the DEQ’s authority to regulate discharges under sections 402 and 404 of the Clean Water Act.
She explained that she didn’t like the numbers that the computer model gave her for this section of river, so she “adjusted the numbers by hand” to more accurately reflect what she thought they should be.
Two weeks of sometimes-heated testimony have ended in a case that pits Cyprus Amax Minerals against opponents who want to prevent the company from mining ore from a central Colorado mountain.
California Wilderness Coalition and The Nature Conservancy Recruit Government Employees to Carry Out Huge Land Grab
US Geological Survey, US Forest Service, Bureau of Land Management, and California State Employees Attend Environmental Extremist Conference.
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