Legislative and Regulatory Update
February 2024 by Jordan Harger
There are currently three controlling agencies or entities over suction dredging in California—and you can make that four if the state legislature decides to further muddy the waters with additional legislation to block suction gold dredging in the state.
An Assembly panel approved a measure to repeal the constitutional tax cap on net proceeds paid by mining companies in Nevada.
Somehow the Bureau of Land Management seems to have forgotten that they work for the people.
- PLF sues over critical habitat
- Attorney General ends EPA slush fund
The New Mexico settlement marks just the latest reached over the past year. Colorado and the Navajo Nation also have inked multimillion-dollar agreements…