Legislative and Regulatory Update
November 2016 by Scott Harn• Oregon proposed withdrawal
Manderfield’s ruling opens the way for Kennecott Eagle to begin blasting. The company has declined to say when it will start. A spokeswoman said drilling would begin “in the coming weeks".
• EPA investigated for environmental ties
• Hundreds of miners show up to rally at Oregon State Capitol
• DOI nominee would be bad for miners
King’s letter is a blow to the EPA’s contention that outside technical experts supported its plan to push a drainage pipe through debris covering the entrance to the Gold King Mine…
Logging on federal land plummeted—over 84% since the 1980s. And that management tool was replaced with—nothing.
Q: The nearest access to the claim is a half mile walk, which is tough for a lode claim.
- Bishop and Curtis seek to rein in Antiquities Act abuses
- Lands bill signed by President Trump
Public Lands for the People is working on a Miner's Bill of Rights with the support of several members of Congress.
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