Oregon Dredge Permit Litigation Update
October 2011 by Tom KitcharIn other words, just like those that move next to an airport and then complain about the noise, Mr. Riskedahl deliberately went out of his way to “witness and document the effects of suction dredge mining,” and when he found some, he was annoyed by it!
• California dredging update
• Study: Sage grouse does not need protection
• Tennessee enacts harsh new gold prospecting regulations
• Refunds coming to Nevada claimholders
• More wilderness proposed
• Forest Service planning rule
They want to close our roads on public land (built by taxpayer funds) to keep us and our disabled veterans out. And it won’t stop with just mining.
First, the US Forest Service does not have any authority to enforce or administer any “claim jumping” laws, period.
Modoc County, California, is the latest county to use emergency powers to declare a state of emergency in order to take control of roads and trails away from federal agencies.
• NEDC Surrenders in Oregon
• The California saga continues
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