Legislative and Regulatory Update
May 2017 by Scott Harn
Oregon Senate passes Senate Bill 3
We can’t say it wasn’t expected. The California Department of Fish & Game released revised suction gold dredging regulations on February 17, 2012, and it’s obvious the agency wants to make life as difficult as possible for dredgers.
• Oregon passes SB 838
• Meanwhile, in California
Washington’s decision to bar new uranium mining near the Grand Canyon and other federal policies on energy and resource issues are barriers holding back Arizona and its residents from prosperity, Governor Jan Brewer told a congressional hearing March 16.
Tomten concedes the scenario of federal environmental agents swooping in on river dredges near historic mining towns like Idaho City, Rocky Bar or Placerville remains unlikely.
PLF scores another win for property rights
- Bernhardt confirmed
- State of Montana to appeal Rock Creek decision
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