Legislative and Regulatory Update
July 2018 by Scott Harn
• Critical minerals obtain national security status
• Idaho to take over EPA permitting
- Interior Department reigns in “sue and settle”
- Comments needed on Forest Service Part 228 regulations
Public Lands for the People is working on a Miner's Bill of Rights with the support of several members of Congress.
As prospectors, we cannot just roll over and continue to ignore the shift in public land management from multiple use to national preserve.
On November 30, 2015, the Galice Mining District (with the support of the Waldo Mining District), along with several Oregon mining associations and individuals, filed a Motion for Summary Judgment against the State of Oregon and SB 838...
Renewed interest in mining of gold, silver, copper and other metals in Aroostook County's Bald Mountain triggered 2012 legislation requiring the overhaul of the state's two-decade-old mining regulations.
• Battle continues in the "Golden State"
• California Water Board needs your comments
We can either surrender or draw a line in the sand and fight to hold the remaining mining rights we still have.
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