Judge Gives OK to Nevada Mining Tax Initiative
April 2012 by Sandra CherebA proposed constitutional amendment to raise the cap on mining taxes can proceed as written, a state judge ruled March 14.
Rather than using the practice of government seizure of private property to promote economic development, the county is using it to preserve open space.
Casperson said he is not worried about businesses subverting the language in the bill because the DEQ would still have the authority to halt the new construction if it is deemed environmentally unsound.
…I’ll be heading back to Washington, DC, on June 4 with Clark Pearson of PLP for nearly a week of meetings with the Mine Safety and Health Administration, US Forest Service, Environmental Protection Agency, and numerous members of Congress in both the House and Senate.
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