Mining Districts in Montana Get Organized
January 2017 by Scott HarnThose miners present immediately recognized the benefits of becoming members of MMAC and joined up on the spot. I spent some time answering a few questions, and then the miners took over.
Republicans and industry representatives have criticized the administration’s eleventh-hour actions to limit development and promised to seek their reversal once Obama leaves office.
• Reopening closed areas
- Comments needed regarding proposed NEPA improvements
- Efforts underway to fix the ESA
Under the previous administration, the EPA declared the ditch was a federally-protected waterway, and Robertson needed a federal permit under the Clean Water Act.
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.
- Interior Department reigns in “sue and settle”
- Comments needed on Forest Service Part 228 regulations
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