Legislative and Regulatory Update
April 2011 by Scott Harn• Oregon dredging bill defeated
• California bill would exempt dredgers from permitting
• Possible ESA listing
• Washington State tries to impose more fees on miners
If we lose, the radical environmentalists have a roadmap to replicate their success everywhere.
Suction dredging court cases in California linger on
Even if the California Supreme Court had ruled in favor of Rinehart, suction dredge miners would be facing the wrath of the State Water Resources Control Board...
It's a proven civil remedy to put an end to harassment by notifying a person who is either overstepping their authority, or failing to act as required, that they will be sued personally for an act or omission.
More than 100 gold prospectors gathered at Azusa Canyon in the recently declared San Gabriel Mountains National Monument in southern California to voice their concerns…
First, the US Forest Service does not have any authority to enforce or administer any “claim jumping” laws, period.
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