Obama Administration Moves to Block Mining Near Yellowstone
January 2017 by Associated PressRepublicans and industry representatives have criticized the administration’s eleventh-hour actions to limit development and promised to seek their reversal once Obama leaves office.
- Bill to limit Antiquities Act
- PLF seeks relief from Endangered Species Act abuses
• Increase in claim fees
• Impact of recent elections
• Current suction gold dredging status in California
• Parks in Southern California
We will be bringing the first of several bills that were requested by Congress during a previous MMAC trip and presenting maps depicting all the MMAC-assisted Mining Districts.
Suction dredging court cases in California linger on
Landowners complained that mineral mining on or near their property could damage property values while leaving them without a cut of potential profits.
• Conformation for some
• Congress canceling regulations
Rather than using the practice of government seizure of private property to promote economic development, the county is using it to preserve open space.
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