Legislative and Regulatory Update
February 2016 by Scott Harn
• The good, the bad, and the ugly
• California and Oregon dredge permits
Nevada’s attorney general for the first time is joining a rural county in a 15-year-old legal battle...
Unfortunately, mining is politically unpopular and support of the mining industry, no matter how many jobs it brings to a state, even in times of difficult financial need, is never popular among politicians of any stripe.
We have an opportunity to make significant and substantial changes to provide relief for small miners with the Trump Administration and the current makeup of Congress. We realize the time to act is now, but we need your help.
Is there any hope for a solution? Yes, there is, and we’ve been working with Public Lands for the People, the Minerals and Mining Advisory Council, attorney James Buchal and others on that solution.
On November 30, 2015, the Galice Mining District (with the support of the Waldo Mining District), along with several Oregon mining associations and individuals, filed a Motion for Summary Judgment against the State of Oregon and SB 838...
For now, MSHA is just collecting information. However, the information it collects will shape what comes next.
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