Minnesota Lawmakers Move to Stop New Mines
February 2021 by Associated Press
Companion bills set to be proposed by state lawmakers and US Rep. Betty McCollum seek to block copper mining on federal lands…
• Hike in mining claim fees
• Hearing on suction gold dredging in California
• Interior wants mining reform
As prospectors, we cannot just roll over and continue to ignore the shift in public land management from multiple use to national preserve.
We soon found that our discovery post and other claim markers were gone and replaced with new posts and a notice of location with an earlier date than had been on our notice of location.
We now have supporters who are well known and connected in Washington, DC, and who state they will assist us in bypassing lower level staffers and getting us face-to-face meetings with Senators.
“The evidence is clear—mineral deposits alone are not enough to attract precious commodity investment dollars...”
This article may not be as interesting as someone describing a big nugget find in Australia...but right now the biggest obstacle to mining is our government.
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