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.
“We feel that we can clean up an area that has been abandoned after 100 years of mining,” Lyon said.
- Budd-Falen in line to become next director at BLM
- Ten national monuments slated for changes or reductions
- California adds another fee
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.
• Trump cabinet forming
• Last minute regulations
• California suction dredging
• Congress heading into summer recess
• Maintenance fees due!
Recently, a left-leaning Arizona federal judge, James Soto, who is an Obama appointee, shut down a proposed copper mining project for the flimsiest of reasons. He basically disregarded and rewrote federal mining law.
We have learned over the years, of course, that “previous development,” “roadless,” and “local support,” are in the mind of the beholder.
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