Oregon Miners File for Summary Judgment
January 2016 by Tom KitcharOn November 30, 2015, the Galice Mining District (with the support of the Waldo Mining District), along with several Oregon mining associations and individuals, filed a Motion for Summary Judgment against the State of Oregon and SB 838...
For now, MSHA is just collecting information. However, the information it collects will shape what comes next.
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This article may not be as interesting as someone describing a big nugget find in Australia...but right now the biggest obstacle to mining is our government.
The settlement did not grant an immediate approval for the project, but it did begin to clear the way for the company to apply for federal permits—a path the Obama administration previously had thwarted.
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Besides the EPA issue, our major priority is to work on the proposed amendment to the National Strategic and Critical Minerals Production Act (S 145), a bill proposed in the Senate by US Senator Dean Heller (R-Nevada).
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