Legislative and Regulatory Update
February 2011 by Scott Harn• Backdoor Wild Lands order
• PLP reports on latest dredge lawsuit
• Massive lands bill avoided
• No cap and trade for now
• RS-2477 rights affirmed
- Interior Department reigns in “sue and settle”
- Comments needed on Forest Service Part 228 regulations
For now, MSHA is just collecting information. However, the information it collects will shape what comes next.
“We feel that we can clean up an area that has been abandoned after 100 years of mining,” Lyon said.
In May 2017, the district participated in a meeting with representatives from several state and federal agencies where they educated agency officials about the authority of Mining Districts, Mining Law and miner’s rights.
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