Prospectors Protest San Gabriel Mountains National Monument
October 2015 by Kevin JoyceMore than 100 gold prospectors gathered at Azusa Canyon in the recently declared San Gabriel Mountains National Monument in southern California to voice their concerns…
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?
SB 765...would tax suction gold dredgers by charging a $50 annual fee for in-state dredgers and a whopping $2,500 fee for out-of-state dredgers for each county where the miner intends to dredge.
• Reopening closed areas
We’ve heard from miners in Arizona about federal agencies closing off historic roads that provide access for miners, and we need your input.
• "Recreational" mining bills in Washington State
• Three more national monuments
Mining claimants who wish to retain their mining claims on Bureau of Land Management and Forest Service lands through the 2021 assessment year must pay a maintenance fee or file a maintenance fee waiver certificate on or before September 1…
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