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.
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• "Recreational" mining bills in Washington State
• Three more national monuments
Within these districts, some of the roads and trails have been reopened for access, critical habitat designations have been scaled back, and a few Mining Districts were completely removed from proposed withdrawals.
Nevada’s attorney general for the first time is joining a rural county in a 15-year-old legal battle...
• Obama’s parting shots
• California suction dredging
• Oregon follows California’s lead
• Lawsuit coming; bill introduced to stop mining in Washington State
• President Trump halts new federal regulations
Is there any hope for a solution? Yes, there is, and we’ve been working with Public Lands for the People, the Minerals and Mining Advisory Council, attorney James Buchal and others on that solution.
Superior Court Judge Karen L. Dixon granted the temporary restraining order on July 3, 2013.
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