September 2022 by Clark Pearson
FALLFEST Mining and BBQ is Back! Twice as long and Twice as Fun!
Mining Districts are the private regulatory authority granted by Congress recognized to regulate the mineral lands held by the United States and for the disposal to citizens of the United States, by means of development and potentially perfected by patent.
“In light of the results of the midterm elections our focus will be with the US Senators and their staffers that we have already been working with.”
You have made your presence known with the BLM or Forest Service, placed Mining District signs along the entrance points to your district, and found support with other local miners. But how do you gain popular support?
Even more prospectors arrived on Saturday morning, and drywashers and detectors were in use for much of the day...
The main problem with the current scheme is that regulatory agencies often consult with you, then disregard your concerns and do what they want anyway.
In the meantime, we will continue our multi-pronged approach to seek regulatory relief at the federal level while supporting those court cases that are built on a strong legal foundation.
One caller wondered why he should be required to join MMAC, asked why MMAC was not a non-profit, and compared it to some kind of extortion attempt. If he had questions like these, I assume there are others with similar questions and I will address them here.
Online 3D version Coming Soon • Geology of Placer Deposits: Reading a River • Grass Valley, Nevada City, Malakoff Diggings, Northern California • Let Nature Help • Electronic Prospecting: The Hunt for Coarse Gold • Glacial Prospecting Basics Part 1 • Gleaning for Gold Part 2 • Blast From the Past • Resource Maven