Legislative and Regulatory Update
February 2016 by Scott Harn
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.
- Massive 660-page lands bill passed in the Senate
Bottom line for you fellow miners: file your claims now in these areas or risk being forever locked out!
• Hearing date moved up for preliminary injunction for California suction dredging
• Anti-mining bills in Oregon lead to recall effort
Q: The nearest access to the claim is a half mile walk, which is tough for a lode claim.
The petition seeks specific changes to existing Forest Service and Bureau of Land Management regulations to restore the intent of Congress and federal preemption.
• Settlement hearings
• Fighting back
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