Legislative and Regulatory Update
December 2020 by Scott Harn
• Nevada miners get reprieve
• Georgia Senate race may set the stage for mining regulations
• New Executive Order on critical minerals
• Interior Department makes adjustments to LWCF
Retired geologist Dave Taylor of Farmington, New Mexico, predicted the disaster in a letter published by the Silverton Standard a week before it occurred.
BLM stated we had 30 days to amend our claim so that it fit within one 40-acre square or we would forfeit the claim.
The legislators soon came to the realization that Mining Districts and our proposed bill can solve many of the problems they currently face in their home states.
There are some miners who are under the impression that an organized Mining District will immediately get the regulatory agencies off their backs so they can start digging or dredging again.
• PLP continues the fight for miners' rights
• Oregon miners fight back
• Bills address strategic minerals
• Critical minerals a priority
• Montana miners win again
• MSHA backs down
• Environmental groups as foreign agents
The Bawl Mill • Ask The Experts - Is this prospect worth sampling? • Ask The Experts - Can you recommend resources for southeast Alaska? • Ask The Experts - Can I pay someone to research a claim for me? • Ask The Experts - Do larger detector coils see deeper nuggets? • Reading A River: Understanding Erosion and Gold • The Basics of Permitting and Bonding Your Mining Operation • Plotting and Persistence Lead to Big Gold • Using Countercurrent Material Flow to Improve Gold Recovery Efficiency • Gold Prospecting for Better or Worse: The First Year Is The Hardest • Mining In The El Paso Range of Southern California • Tips and Tricks: A Dredging Tip for Clearing the Tailings Pile • The Kern River • Melman on Gold & Silver • Mining Stock Quotes and Mineral & Metal Prices