Legislative and Regulatory Update
March 2018 by Scott Harn
• Change is coming at Interior
• Interior Department seeking public comment regarding minerals
All of which brings us back to the question of why we rely so heavily on China in the first place. America’s economy is heavily dependent upon energy and telecommunications, but does that require Chinese manufacturing? Clearly not.
SB 765...would tax suction gold dredgers by charging a $50 annual fee for in-state dredgers and a whopping $2,500 fee for out-of-state dredgers for each county where the miner intends to dredge.
Q: The nearest access to the claim is a half mile walk, which is tough for a lode claim.
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.
Republicans and industry representatives have criticized the administration’s eleventh-hour actions to limit development and promised to seek their reversal once Obama leaves office.
• Partial win for miners
• California suction dredging
• Feds continue to push for more public lands
• Idaho suction dredging
• It's almost November
• Two federal land managers found guilty of contempt
• A chance to halt additional wilderness in Southern California
• Oregon mineral withdrawal
• A really good reason to get out and vote in Oregon
The Bawl Mill • The Wild Rush To Find More Cobalt—Part II • Trash! A Hindrance Or Hot Spot For Hidden Gold? • Rare Silver Nuggets And Their Origins • Re-Opening Nevada’s Relief Canyon Mine • PLP and MMAC Update • New Rules For Taxing Pass-Through Income • Sulfides and Intergrain Gold Wire Nuggets • Man Who Died In Yellowstone In 2017 Was Looking For Hidden Treasure • $50 Million in Gold From 1857 Shipwreck Approved for Sale • Melman on Gold & Silver • Mining Stock Quotes and Mineral & Metal Prices