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
As prospectors, we cannot just roll over and continue to ignore the shift in public land management from multiple use to national preserve.
If we lose, the radical environmentalists have a roadmap to replicate their success everywhere.
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.
• Pacific Legal Foundation joins effort to overturn California dredging moratorium
• PLP fund drive continues
Q: The nearest access to the claim is a half mile walk, which is tough for a lode claim.
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