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!
Another California Assembly member, Jared Huffman, is attempting to ban dredging in the state on a more permanent basis.
• Extremist groups are at it again
• No more sales tax on precious metals in Tennessee
A federal judge has tossed a lawsuit filed by opponents of a Tucson-area mine that had accused the US Forest Service of violating two federal laws in its handling of the mine issue.
• BLM claim fees rise
• Critical minerals bill
• Sage-grouse habitat
• Reopening closed areas
• Show of support needed for anti-EPA bills
• Arizona mining data now online
• California suction dredge hearings
• Update on Forest Service abuse in Washington
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