Nevada Mining Tax Cap Repeal Clears Committee
June 2013 by Associated PressAn Assembly panel approved a measure to repeal the constitutional tax cap on net proceeds paid by mining companies in Nevada.
In every sense, this was a witch hunt with a preconceived agenda to heavily restrict or outright prohibit most small-scale mining in Oregon.
If you do not have the time to read the entire document, I would suggest starting with the Executive Summary that begins on page 80.
The Bureau of Land Management announced an increase in location filing fees and annual maintenance fees for unpatented mining claims, mill sites and tunnel sites.
The one legal entity that can change the game and provide a path and template to protect landowners and public land users across the United States is the miner.
The 100-yard restriction in SB838 actually applies to all motorized mining for the purpose of extracting gold, silver or any other precious metal that results in the disturbance of vegetation.
• Two million acres of proposed habitat
• Last chance for Nevada claim refunds
• California suction gold dredging update
We can’t say it wasn’t expected. The California Department of Fish & Game released revised suction gold dredging regulations on February 17, 2012, and it’s obvious the agency wants to make life as difficult as possible for dredgers.
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