Oregon's Waldo and Galice Mining Districts Unite
September 2016 by Sarah BohmkerWe ask that all who attend this demonstration bring their mining equipment to display and actively talk with the attending public in a courteous fashion about the benefits of suction dredging…
Met by jeers and cheers from more than 1,000 people, US Senator Diane Feinstein (D-CA) made another pitch to create three new national monuments in the deserts of southern California recently.
- Interior Department reigns in “sue and settle”
- Comments needed on Forest Service Part 228 regulations
We’ve heard from miners in Arizona about federal agencies closing off historic roads that provide access for miners, and we need your input.
• US District Court rules against Oregon miners
• Bill to halt sage grouse management plans introduced.
The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) issued emergency rules without public comment just prior to our publication deadline.
- NEPA comments due
- Update on latest US Supreme Court suction gold dredging appeal
- Washington State tries to restrict suction gold dredging
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