Legislative and Regulatory Update
August 2018 by Scott Harn
• Pruitt out at EPA
• NDAA still under negotiation
• AMRA’s California mining bill fails to reach floor vote
On October 19, 2015, the Waldo and Galice Mining Districts (of SW Oregon), along with several Oregon mining organizations and individuals, filed a Complaint in the United States District Court in Medford…
• Pacific Legal Foundation joins effort to overturn California dredging moratorium
• PLP fund drive continues
Nevada’s attorney general for the first time is joining a rural county in a 15-year-old legal battle...
To reach this goal, our federal government would need to designate another 45.7 million acres as protected lands every year.
The fire started early October 4, destroying the Bureau of Land Management office on the edge of town within minutes.
• Bill to address Forest Service Travel Management restrictions
• Suction gold dredging challenge finally under way
• EPA nullification bill fails in Idaho
• Another bad bill
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