Legislative and Regulatory Update
September 2011 by Scott Harn• Salazar pushes wilderness
• California Governor signs AB 120
During discussions with other property rights advocates and members of the current administration, Karen Budd-Falen’s name was mentioned many times as a possible director for the Bureau of Land Management (BLM).
The 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.
PLF scores another win for property rights
• Conformation for some
• Congress canceling regulations
- November elections
- Anti-mining ballot initiative rejected in Montana
• More roadblocks in southern California
• Greater Sage-grouse withdrawals
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