Legislative and Regulatory Update
September 2015 by Scott Harn
The 100-yard restriction in SB838 actually applies to all motorized mining for the purpose of extracting gold, silver or any other precious metal that results in the disturbance of vegetation.
• Change is coming at Interior
• Interior Department seeking public comment regarding minerals
• PLP continues the fight for miners' rights
• Oregon miners fight back
• Bills address strategic minerals
• Hike in mining claim fees
• Hearing on suction gold dredging in California
• Interior wants mining reform
Keep in mind there are specific steps that must be taken to get your traditional mining district organized if it has fallen into disarray.
“We feel that we can clean up an area that has been abandoned after 100 years of mining,” Lyon said.
- Welcome changes in Washington, DC
- Giving power back to the people
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