Record $11 Million Fine for California Mine
July 2013 by Associated PressState regulators imposed a record $11 million fine on the operators of a gold mine in the Sierra foothills east of Sacramento.
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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.
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Keep in mind there are specific steps that must be taken to get your traditional mining district organized if it has fallen into disarray.
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• California and Oregon dredge permits
We have learned over the years, of course, that “previous development,” “roadless,” and “local support,” are in the mind of the beholder.
We soon found that our discovery post and other claim markers were gone and replaced with new posts and a notice of location with an earlier date than had been on our notice of location.
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