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
If you do not have the time to read the entire document, I would suggest starting with the Executive Summary that begins on page 80.
Somehow the Bureau of Land Management seems to have forgotten that they work for the people.
• SB 637
• Public land users cry "fowl"
Each separate Mining District is a federally recognized entity. There are huge advantages—picture yourself going to an oversight meeting where 2, 3, 4, or even more Mining District representatives have obtained voting positions on the board.
Public Lands for the People is working on a Miner's Bill of Rights with the support of several members of Congress.
The fire started early October 4, destroying the Bureau of Land Management office on the edge of town within minutes.
The Bawl Mill • Ask The Experts: Is an XRF gun useful for prospecting and mineral identification? • Ask The Experts: Is this deposit worth working? • Ask The Experts: Can a long range locator probe detect gold in quartz? • Weathering, Erosion and Placers • The PIGMI—a DIY Crevice Tool • Diary of a Diamond Prospector • The Ups and Downs of Nugget Hunting • Epithermal Gold and Silver Deposits • Melman on Gold & Silver • Mining Stock Quotes and Mineral & Metal Prices