Oregon County Tries to Interfere With Lawful Mining Operation
April 2010 by Scott Harn...Curry County, at the urging of local environmentalists, is doing whatever it can to get in his way. The county’s latest attempt was through the issuance of a stop-work order, which claimed numerous unsubstantiated violations.
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