June 2017 by Scott Harn
In May 2017, the district participated in a meeting with representatives from several state and federal agencies where they educated agency officials about the authority of Mining Districts, Mining Law and miner’s rights.
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.
• BLM claim fees rise
• Critical minerals bill
• Sage-grouse habitat
“The evidence is clear—mineral deposits alone are not enough to attract precious commodity investment dollars...”
Phone or email these Senators and politely express your thoughts and opinions on the pending legislation. (See Legislative and Regulatory Update for more information on the pending legislation.)
• California suction dredgers had better prepare for battle
• Hike in mining claim fees
• Hearing on suction gold dredging in California
• Interior wants mining reform
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