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December 2016 by Staff“When dealing with federal agencies...”
It's a proven civil remedy to put an end to harassment by notifying a person who is either overstepping their authority, or failing to act as required, that they will be sued personally for an act or omission.
Bottom line for you fellow miners: file your claims now in these areas or risk being forever locked out!
• Forest Service proposes next step in Agenda 21
• 9th Circuit deals blow to small miners
It was a milestone day in the battle to maintain the rights of miners to dredge on federal mining claims in California.
- Oregon miners petition US Supreme Court in Bohmker v. Oregon
- Wheeler receives hearing as EPA administrator
Republicans and industry representatives have criticized the administration’s eleventh-hour actions to limit development and promised to seek their reversal once Obama leaves office.
- Administration issues proposals to fix mining access and permitting
- Online “webinar” and request for comments for proposed Forest Service NEPA revisions
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