Legislative and Regulatory Update
November 2010 by Scott Harn• PLP continues the fight for miners' rights
• Oregon miners fight back
• Bills address strategic minerals
- Reminder: Annual claim fees due September 1, 2017
- Update on California suction gold dredging
Gold and jade are actually only minor mineral resources for the Northwestern Alaska region as a whole. Modern prospecting has focused more on base metal than precious metal resources.
• Pacific Legal Foundation joins effort to overturn California dredging moratorium
• PLP fund drive continues
The current administration is receptive; we believe the time is ripe to push for a return to reasonable regulations and to restore mining to a priority for public lands as long as some new crisis doesn’t take precedent.
- Bernhardt confirmed
- State of Montana to appeal Rock Creek decision
...Judge Ochoa ordered the parties to participate in mandatory settlement hearings starting June 24, 2014.
For now, MSHA is just collecting information. However, the information it collects will shape what comes next.
The Bawl Mill • The Jenkins Mine Project, Conclusion—Recovery Operations & Summary • Gold of Plumas County • Recent Prospecting in Plumas County • Prospecting for Nickel Deposits • Detecting My Way Across Australia—Pt II • Detectors Versus Pans • Check The Box For Tax Savings • Mining Stock Quotes & Mineral and Metal Prices