Oregon Anti-Dredging Bill
March 2011 by Scott HarnSB 765...would tax suction gold dredgers by charging a $50 annual fee for in-state dredgers and a whopping $2,500 fee for out-of-state dredgers for each county where the miner intends to dredge.
• More roadblocks to dredging in California
• Two Oregon Sheriffs challenge Forest Service authority
• Gold is money
Alaska Governor Sean Parnell has ordered an investigation of the recent raids, saying he will not tolerate a state agency's participation in the sort of conduct displayed.
If you need more proof that having an organized Mining District can help you, look no further than the recently proposed Methow Headwaters Withdrawal in north-central Washington State.
• Our Federal Landlord
• One down, two to go
• Challenging timing windows in Washington State
• More roadblocks to mining
• California suction dredging
• House shows support for public land use
• More roadblocks in southern California
• Greater Sage-grouse withdrawals
There are a few questions you will need to ask yourself before you apply for a suction dredge permit from the State Water Resources Control Board.
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