Legislative and Regulatory Update
October 2015 by Scott Harn• Anti-dredging bill SB 637 passes
Thomas Tierney has been a long-time subscriber to ICMJ’s Prospecting and Mining Journal and has read about the many battles between miners and overzealous regulators. Then he faced his own battle.
Republican legislators say the funding is necessary to protect state interests...
It's a proven civil remedy to put an end to harassment by notifying a person who is either overstepping their authority, or failing to act as required, that they will be sued personally for an act or omission.
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.
“When dealing with federal agencies...”
• Oregon passes SB 838
• Meanwhile, in California
After many decades of closures, land-use restrictions, and over-regulation, miners and all other public land users may finally see some real relief due to the efforts of MMAC.
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