Legislative and Regulatory Update
February 2017 by Scott Harn• Obama’s parting shots
• California suction dredging
• Oregon follows California’s lead
• Lawsuit coming; bill introduced to stop mining in Washington State
• President Trump halts new federal regulations
We have learned over the years, of course, that “previous development,” “roadless,” and “local support,” are in the mind of the beholder.
They want to close our roads on public land (built by taxpayer funds) to keep us and our disabled veterans out. And it won’t stop with just mining.
Met by jeers and cheers from more than 1,000 people, US Senator Diane Feinstein (D-CA) made another pitch to create three new national monuments in the deserts of southern California recently.
The verdict capped an unusual civil case that combined history, coin collecting and whether the $20 “double eagles” ever legally left the US Mint.
- Welcome changes in Washington, DC
- Giving power back to the people
• Biden administration considers ban on new mining
• 30 x 30 Termination Act
It was a milestone day in the battle to maintain the rights of miners to dredge on federal mining claims in California.
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