Professional Equipment for Serious Detectorists!

Magazine

Legislation & Regulation

Significant Progress for California Suction Gold Dredgers

It was a milestone day in the battle to maintain the rights of miners to dredge on federal mining claims in California.

Online access required. Please .

Add a Comment

Additional articles that might interest you...

Forest Service v. Michael & Linda Backlund


On Tuesday morning, August 26, 2010, my clients Michael and Linda Backlund were forced to plead guilty to a charge of violating 36 CFR §261.10(b), which criminalizes maintaining a residence on Forest Service land without authorization “when such authorization is required.” This is a new regulation pursuant to which virtually anything, even a tent, is an unlawful “residence” unless authorized in advance.

Because I Said So


Like all federal judges, he swore an oath to perform his duties “impartially… under the Constitution and laws of the U.S.” Nothing in those documents gives Judge Morris authority to order the BLM to work with non-government organizations (the same ones that filed the lawsuit in question) to alter America’s use of energy.

Legislative and Regulatory Update


• US Supreme Court declines to hear dredging controversy
• Why Senate Bill S3422 is bad for America
• Comment deadline extended for new California dredging regulations

Legislative and Regulatory Update


  • Comments needed regarding proposed NEPA improvements
  • Efforts underway to fix the ESA

Legislative and Regulatory Update


• Comments needed on another BLM management plan
• AEMA joins with others in lawsuit asking court to set aside illegal settlement

We’re Still Thinking About It


We have learned over the years, of course, that “previous development,” “roadless,” and “local support,” are in the mind of the beholder.

Legislative and Regulatory Update


  • New Deputy Secretary of Interior
  • Case against dredger allowed to proceed

Subscription Required:
The Bawl Mill   • Ask the Experts   • Ask the Experts   • Ask the Experts   • Ask the Experts   • Return to Chicken, Alaska   • The Pothole Patch   • All About Pyrite   • Diamond Prospecting in Indiana   • Why Did This Silver Mine Close? -Conclusion   • The Ely Copper-Gold District of Nevada   • Melman on Gold & Silver   • Mining Stock Quotes and Mineral & Metal Prices

Free:
Legislative and Regulatory Update   • How to Field Evaluate A Placer Property

Advertisements

Garrett Electronics - trusted by real miners & prospectors!
Precious Metals Recovery plants and equipment
Fighting to keep public lands open to the public
Specializing in the processing of precious metal ores!
Watch prospecting shows on your computer right now
Free Online Sample Issue