Suction Dredging Update for California & Idaho
May 2011 by Scott Harn
• EPA investigated for environmental ties
• Hundreds of miners show up to rally at Oregon State Capitol
• DOI nominee would be bad for miners
Casperson said he is not worried about businesses subverting the language in the bill because the DEQ would still have the authority to halt the new construction if it is deemed environmentally unsound.
The very way it was done at the time didn’t give one much confidence in the objectivity and honesty of the BLM study.
• Partial win for miners
• California suction dredging
• Feds continue to push for more public lands
• Idaho suction dredging
In May, 2016, the Andersons received a letter from Steve Niemela at the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife requesting access to their property to conduct surveys for “foothill yellow-legged frogs and other amphibians.”
We have been playing defense for 100% of the game, and now we are finally playing some offense.
• Critical minerals a priority
• Montana miners win again
• MSHA backs down
• Environmental groups as foreign agents
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