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December 2016 by Staff“When dealing with federal agencies...”
...we packed up our two dredges and headed for our claim about an hour away on the South Fork of the Clearwater to dredge openly in opposition to the EPA.
• Bills introduced to stop federal management of greater sage grouse
• WOTUS under review
• Congressional Review Act
- WOTUS rule finalized
- Reminder on new claim fees
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.
We have been playing defense for 100% of the game, and now we are finally playing some offense.
The Senator’s office was very receptive to the small miner’s plight and was unaware of the dire problems created by the over-regulation of small-scale mining from so many different fronts. It was pointed out that S 145 may help the large mining companies a little, but falls woefully short in addressing the needs of small operators who make up 85% of domestic mines.
- Zinke leaving office
- Property rights triumph over critical habitat says Supreme Court
- Water of the United States
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