Legislative and Regulatory Update
September 2018 by Scott Harn
• Forest Service to revisit 228 regulations
• WOTUS Executive Order suspended
Nevada’s attorney general for the first time is joining a rural county in a 15-year-old legal battle...
Manderfield’s ruling opens the way for Kennecott Eagle to begin blasting. The company has declined to say when it will start. A spokeswoman said drilling would begin “in the coming weeks".
- Zinke leaving office
- Property rights triumph over critical habitat says Supreme Court
- Water of the United States
• Forest Service proposes next step in Agenda 21
• 9th Circuit deals blow to small miners
The petition seeks specific changes to existing Forest Service and Bureau of Land Management regulations to restore the intent of Congress and federal preemption.
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