Legislative and Regulatory Update
October 2015 by Scott Harn• Anti-dredging bill SB 637 passes
I hope this case inspires some of you. It shows that miners can and do succeed when they are persistent and well-prepared, even when representing themselves against state and federal attorneys in a court of law.
If you need more proof that having an organized Mining District can help you, look no further than the recently proposed Methow Headwaters Withdrawal in north-central Washington State.
• Some good news for a change
• New 49ers win Karuk appeal
• Another Oregon bill of concern
Landowners complained that mineral mining on or near their property could damage property values while leaving them without a cut of potential profits.
- November elections
- Anti-mining ballot initiative rejected in Montana
• BLM claim fees rise
• Critical minerals bill
• Sage-grouse habitat
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