Legislative and Regulatory Update
October 2015 by Scott Harn• Anti-dredging bill SB 637 passes
Besides the EPA issue, our major priority is to work on the proposed amendment to the National Strategic and Critical Minerals Production Act (S 145), a bill proposed in the Senate by US Senator Dean Heller (R-Nevada).
Another California Assembly member, Jared Huffman, is attempting to ban dredging in the state on a more permanent basis.
• Hearing date moved up for preliminary injunction for California suction dredging
• Anti-mining bills in Oregon lead to recall effort
As a plaintiff in one of the lawsuits, I’m not allowed to talk about specifics in the court-ordered negotiations currently underway in San Bernardino. However, I do want to let you know we are making progress…
Rather than using the practice of government seizure of private property to promote economic development, the county is using it to preserve open space.
- Bill to limit Antiquities Act
- PLF seeks relief from Endangered Species Act abuses
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