Legislative and Regulatory Update
September 2011 by Scott Harn• Salazar pushes wilderness
• California Governor signs AB 120
There are a few questions you will need to ask yourself before you apply for a suction dredge permit from the State Water Resources Control Board.
Manderfield’s ruling opens the way for Kennecott Eagle to begin blasting. The company has declined to say when it will start. A spokeswoman said drilling would begin “in the coming weeks".
It was a milestone day in the battle to maintain the rights of miners to dredge on federal mining claims in California.
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 soon found that our discovery post and other claim markers were gone and replaced with new posts and a notice of location with an earlier date than had been on our notice of location.
America’s premier source of strategic REEs were regulated out of business and 300 employees lost their jobs. For almost fifteen years America has been dependent on the communist Chinese cartel.
- EPA ends "sue and settle"
- Sage grouse mineral withdrawal cancelled
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