MMAC & PLP Update
December 2015 by Scott HarnWe have been playing defense for 100% of the game, and now we are finally playing some offense.
• Critical minerals obtain national security status
• Idaho to take over EPA permitting
• CA Fish & Game Final SEIR
• Positive news from California?
• Still no results in Wisconsin
• Give us back our lands
If you need more proof that having an organized Mining District can help you, look no further than the recently proposed Methow Headwaters Withdrawal in north-central Washington State.
Rather than using the practice of government seizure of private property to promote economic development, the county is using it to preserve open space.
Q: The nearest access to the claim is a half mile walk, which is tough for a lode claim.
All of which brings us back to the question of why we rely so heavily on China in the first place. America’s economy is heavily dependent upon energy and telecommunications, but does that require Chinese manufacturing? Clearly not.
- Bishop and Curtis seek to rein in Antiquities Act abuses
- Lands bill signed by President Trump
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