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.
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First, the US Forest Service does not have any authority to enforce or administer any “claim jumping” laws, period.
Keep in mind there are specific steps that must be taken to get your traditional mining district organized if it has fallen into disarray.
Superior Court Judge Karen L. Dixon granted the temporary restraining order on July 3, 2013.
Renewed interest in mining of gold, silver, copper and other metals in Aroostook County's Bald Mountain triggered 2012 legislation requiring the overhaul of the state's two-decade-old mining regulations.
Many miners have failed to exercise their rights by using the power of their Mining Districts and laws that are already on the books, such as 43 CFR 9712.1, which states…
The very way it was done at the time didn’t give one much confidence in the objectivity and honesty of the BLM study.
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