Vindication for Montana Veteran Joe Robertson
August 2019 by Scott Harn
Under the previous administration, the EPA declared the ditch was a federally-protected waterway, and Robertson needed a federal permit under the Clean Water Act.
Judge Ochoa went so far as to call the California permit scheme “unenforceable.”
We’ve heard from miners in Arizona about federal agencies closing off historic roads that provide access for miners, and we need your input.
We have been playing defense for 100% of the game, and now we are finally playing some offense.
The petition seeks specific changes to existing Forest Service and Bureau of Land Management regulations to restore the intent of Congress and federal preemption.
Because September 1 falls on a Sunday this year; and Monday, September 2, is a holiday, the BLM will accept yearly filings through September 3.
• Forest Service to revisit 228 regulations
• WOTUS Executive Order suspended
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