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…
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- Land and Water Conservation Fund abuse by Forest Service
- Army asks for REE proposals
• WOTUS definition is changing again
• BLM HQ on the move again
We spent our evening at some informal get-togethers at two private residences in the DC area, which provided the opportunity to talk with staff members from Congress, other agencies, and a few consultants working on public land issues. We found common ground with many of them, and found a strong ally in a former Congressman turned consultant who agreed that Mining Districts provide the smartest legal route...
As prospectors, we cannot just roll over and continue to ignore the shift in public land management from multiple use to national preserve.
We have been playing defense for 100% of the game, and now we are finally playing some offense.
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