Legislative and Regulatory Update
July 2011 by Scott Harn• Battle continues in the "Golden State"
• California Water Board needs your comments
This article may not be as interesting as someone describing a big nugget find in Australia...but right now the biggest obstacle to mining is our government.
Retired geologist Dave Taylor of Farmington, New Mexico, predicted the disaster in a letter published by the Silverton Standard a week before it occurred.
Mr. Hughes was obviously shaken by our interaction and we are quite confident he assumed we were all missing teeth, long-haired, uneducated, backwoods miners who would immediately become submissive. That didn’t happen...
The very way it was done at the time didn’t give one much confidence in the objectivity and honesty of the BLM study.
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• Why Senate Bill S3422 is bad for America
• Comment deadline extended for new California dredging regulations
PLF scores another win for property rights
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