PLP and MMAC Update
February 2018 by Scott Harn
The current administration is receptive; we believe the time is ripe to push for a return to reasonable regulations and to restore mining to a priority for public lands as long as some new crisis doesn’t take precedent.
First, the US Forest Service does not have any authority to enforce or administer any “claim jumping” laws, period.
They cited concerns that the Trump administration would allow more logging, oil drilling, mining or development on some of the 46 million acres controlled by the federal government in California.
- Massive 660-page lands bill passed in the Senate
The law is on our side, but we’ve seen some crazy rulings coming out of courtrooms lately. I believe Rinehart will win his case, but then we move on to the State Water Resources Control Board.
- Bishop and Curtis seek to rein in Antiquities Act abuses
- Lands bill signed by President Trump
• CA Fish & Game Final SEIR
• Positive news from California?
• Still no results in Wisconsin
• Give us back our lands
• Anti-dredging bill SB 637 passes
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