Legislative and Regulatory Update
April 2017 by Scott Harn• Bills introduced to stop federal management of greater sage grouse
• WOTUS under review
• Congressional Review Act
The very way it was done at the time didn’t give one much confidence in the objectivity and honesty of the BLM study.
Logging on federal land plummeted—over 84% since the 1980s. And that management tool was replaced with—nothing.
There are a few questions you will need to ask yourself before you apply for a suction dredge permit from the State Water Resources Control Board.
We have been playing defense for 100% of the game, and now we are finally playing some offense.
Please note that new mining claims filed on or after September 1, 2019, will be subject to the new fee schedule.
- EPA ends "sue and settle"
- Sage grouse mineral withdrawal cancelled
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