Professional Equipment for Serious Detectorists!

Magazine

Legislation & Regulation

Lawsuit Update From the New 49'ers

Many of you are aware that we have been engaged in litigation with anti-mining activists that have been attacking us through the Karuk Tribe of California since 2003. It all started with their lawsuit against the US Forest Service (USFS), challenging that District Rangers do not have the authority to allow small-scale mining activities under a Notice of Intent (NOI) when the Ranger concludes that the mining activity is not likely to create a substantial surface disturbance.

Online access required. Please LOGIN.

Add a Comment

Additional articles that might interest you...

Legislative and Regulatory Update


• CA Fish & Game Final SEIR
• Positive news from California?
• Still no results in Wisconsin
• Give us back our lands

Legislative and Regulatory Update


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

Northwestern Alaska Mineral Resources


Gold and jade are actually only minor mineral resources for the Northwestern Alaska region as a whole. Modern prospecting has focused more on base metal than precious metal resources.

MMAC Update


We spent our evening at some informal get-togethers at two private residences in the DC area, which provided the opportunity to talk with staff members from Congress, other agencies, and a few consultants working on public land issues. We found common ground with many of them, and found a strong ally in a former Congressman turned consultant who agreed that Mining Districts provide the smartest legal route...

Suction Dredging Update for California & Idaho


Judge Gives OK to Nevada Mining Tax Initiative


A proposed constitutional amendment to raise the cap on mining taxes can proceed as written, a state judge ruled March 14.

Legislative and Regulatory Update


• NEDC Surrenders in Oregon
• The California saga continues

Subscription Required:
The Bawl Mill   • Ask the Experts   • Legislative and Regulatory Update   • Prospecting for Gold at Green Valley   • Extraction of Precious Metals Using Froth Flotation   • Detecting Old Ground Sluice Locations   • Mineral Deposit Trends: Real and Imaginary   • Four Arrested for California Mining Museum Heist   • Scams, Scammers and Schemes   • Constitutional Sheriffs Standing Up for Our Rights   • What's Left Behind   • Melman on Gold & Silver   • Mining Stock Quotes and Mineral & Metal Prices

Free:
Ask the Experts   • Detecting at the Sixteen to One Mine

Advertisements

Garrett Electronics - trusted by real miners & prospectors!
Precious Metals Recovery plants and equipment
Fine Gold Recovery 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