Learning the Game and the Power to Change It
December 2016 by Clark PearsonThe one legal entity that can change the game and provide a path and template to protect landowners and public land users across the United States is the miner.
We spent the morning in a meeting with one of the higher-ups at the US Forest Service. I presented him with 412 complaints received from our readers, along with a summary of the complaints to make his job easier.
We ask that all who attend this demonstration bring their mining equipment to display and actively talk with the attending public in a courteous fashion about the benefits of suction dredging…
• California dredging update
• Favorable bills in Congress
...we packed up our two dredges and headed for our claim about an hour away on the South Fork of the Clearwater to dredge openly in opposition to the EPA.
• ESA changes for the better
• Critical minerals obtain national security status
• Idaho to take over EPA permitting
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