Suction Gold Dredge Miners Win On Federal Preemption
February 2015 by Scott HarnJudge Ochoa went so far as to call the California permit scheme “unenforceable.”
On November 30, 2015, the Galice Mining District (with the support of the Waldo Mining District), along with several Oregon mining associations and individuals, filed a Motion for Summary Judgment against the State of Oregon and SB 838...
We now have supporters who are well known and connected in Washington, DC, and who state they will assist us in bypassing lower level staffers and getting us face-to-face meetings with Senators.
The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) issued emergency rules without public comment just prior to our publication deadline.
Unfortunately, mining is politically unpopular and support of the mining industry, no matter how many jobs it brings to a state, even in times of difficult financial need, is never popular among politicians of any stripe.
Landowners complained that mineral mining on or near their property could damage property values while leaving them without a cut of potential profits.
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• Obama recommends additional fees and taxes on miners
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