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…
Republican legislators say the funding is necessary to protect state interests...
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• Another Oregon bill of concern
After many decades of closures, land-use restrictions, and over-regulation, miners and all other public land users may finally see some real relief due to the efforts of MMAC.
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• The good, the bad, and the ugly
• California and Oregon dredge permits
The legislators soon came to the realization that Mining Districts and our proposed bill can solve many of the problems they currently face in their home states.
…what I’d like to focus on in this update is the assistance they provided to a suction gold dredger in Idaho being harassed by an environmental group.
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