Legislative and Regulatory Update
January 2017 by Scott Harn• Trump cabinet forming
• Last minute regulations
• California suction dredging
The approval, which affects 87 acres on the south end of Silver City, allows the company to move forward with exploration to determine the area's mining potential.
Gold and jade are actually only minor mineral resources for the Northwestern Alaska region as a whole. Modern prospecting has focused more on base metal than precious metal resources.
In every sense, this was a witch hunt with a preconceived agenda to heavily restrict or outright prohibit most small-scale mining in Oregon.
The one legal entity that can change the game and provide a path and template to protect landowners and public land users across the United States is the miner.
Landowners complained that mineral mining on or near their property could damage property values while leaving them without a cut of potential profits.
• Forest Service proposes next step in Agenda 21
• 9th Circuit deals blow to small miners
• No Adventure Pass needed
• Supreme Court of Canada rules on aboriginal title claims
• No agreement reached in suction gold dredge permitting case
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