Legislative and Regulatory Update
July 2011 by Scott Harn• Battle continues in the "Golden State"
• California Water Board needs your comments
All 28 groups listed agree that Section 402 of the Clean Water Act does not apply and no dredge miner should be asking a state or federal agency for such a permit.
An Assembly panel approved a measure to repeal the constitutional tax cap on net proceeds paid by mining companies in Nevada.
• Pacific Legal Foundation joins effort to overturn California dredging moratorium
• PLP fund drive continues
We now have supporters who are well known and connected in Washington, DC, and who state they will assist us in bypassing lower level staffers and getting us face-to-face meetings with Senators.
The verbage is SB 838 is vague and ambiguous to say the least. As a result, there is quite a bit of misinformation floating around the rumor mills.
Phone or email these Senators and politely express your thoughts and opinions on the pending legislation. (See Legislative and Regulatory Update for more information on the pending legislation.)
- Reminder: Annual claim fees due September 1, 2017
- Update on California suction gold dredging
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