National Forest Closures in California
November 2020 by Chris Ralph
I found I could not go prospecting in areas where I did not have a mining claim and the Forest Service thought my mere presence was a danger to the forest.
Gold in Minnesota?
• Settlement hearings
• Fighting back
• Bill to address Forest Service Travel Management restrictions
• Suction gold dredging challenge finally under way
• EPA nullification bill fails in Idaho
• Another bad bill
The very way it was done at the time didn’t give one much confidence in the objectivity and honesty of the BLM study.
Please note that new mining claims filed on or after September 1, 2019, will be subject to the new fee schedule.
The settlement did not grant an immediate approval for the project, but it did begin to clear the way for the company to apply for federal permits—a path the Obama administration previously had thwarted.
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