Miner Wins Important Victory Against Forest Service
March 2005 by Scott HarnA case involving a Northern California dredger who was cited by the Forest Service for operating without a Notice of Intent, Plan of Operation or special-use authorization was resolved in the miner’s favor.
• State attorneys claim the Court of Appeals wrongly relied on South Dakota Mining Association v. Lawrence County regarding federal preemption...
New Interim Rules may be coming soon in the state of Washington.
Pickering Bar on the North Fork of the American River is a fascinating place. It’s remote, taking almost two hours to get there from the small mining town of Iowa Hill, which is in Placer County, California.
Often the gold being recovered by drywashing is too fine to be recovered by metal detecting. For every “detectable” nugget found, there could be hundreds of smaller flakes of non-detectable size. Thus, for those that “read the ground,” and snipe for areas of favorable placer concentration, drywashing will continue to be both an inexpensive...
My girlfriend Beth and I decided to take our canoe down the Yukon and do some gold dredging...
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.
Canadian regulators said they have found no significant environmental impacts from a proposed British Columbia mine near the Alaska border.
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