Minnesota Delays Decision on Mineral Leases
November 2011 by Patrick CondonLandowners complained that mineral mining on or near their property could damage property values while leaving them without a cut of potential profits.
Each separate Mining District is a federally recognized entity. There are huge advantages—picture yourself going to an oversight meeting where 2, 3, 4, or even more Mining District representatives have obtained voting positions on the board.
Alaska Governor Sean Parnell has ordered an investigation of the recent raids, saying he will not tolerate a state agency's participation in the sort of conduct displayed.
• Oregon's attack on suction gold dredging
• New DOI Director nominated
• More Forest Service restrictions in the works
• California suction gold dredging
- Reminder: Annual claim fees due September 1, 2017
- Update on California suction gold dredging
• BLM claim fees rise
• Critical minerals bill
• Sage-grouse habitat
• Salazar pushes wilderness
• California Governor signs AB 120
• New California suction gold dredging regulations released—and they are just as bad as we predicted
• Dredgers file US Supreme Court response in Oregon case
• Washington State pushes same suction gold dredging narrative
• Pentagon reverses decision on rare earth projects
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