We’re Still Thinking About It
April 2018 by Greg Walcher
We have learned over the years, of course, that “previous development,” “roadless,” and “local support,” are in the mind of the beholder.
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.
The one legal entity that can change the game and provide a path and template to protect landowners and public land users across the United States is the miner.
• Court says ESA does not apply in some cases
• Comments needed for proposed critical habitat in several Western states
• EPA still trying to rewrite the Clean Water Act
• Enough already!
• Now is the time to act
Washington’s decision to bar new uranium mining near the Grand Canyon and other federal policies on energy and resource issues are barriers holding back Arizona and its residents from prosperity, Governor Jan Brewer told a congressional hearing March 16.
An Assembly panel approved a measure to repeal the constitutional tax cap on net proceeds paid by mining companies in Nevada.
• Refunds coming to Nevada claimholders
• More wilderness proposed
• Forest Service planning rule
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