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.
Please note that new mining claims filed on or after September 1, 2019, will be subject to the new fee schedule.
We have been playing defense for 100% of the game, and now we are finally playing some offense.
• Republican bill would reopen Grand Canyon withdrawal
• Obama recommends additional fees and taxes on miners
Nevada’s attorney general for the first time is joining a rural county in a 15-year-old legal battle...
A proposed constitutional amendment to raise the cap on mining taxes can proceed as written, a state judge ruled March 14.
• BLM to raise fees again
• Roadless Rule stands
• Suit filed over dredging restrictions in Washington State
• NWMA lends support
• California suction gold dredging lawsuits progressing
• SB 637
• Public land users cry "fowl"
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