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.
Mr. Hughes was obviously shaken by our interaction and we are quite confident he assumed we were all missing teeth, long-haired, uneducated, backwoods miners who would immediately become submissive. That didn’t happen...
• Congress heading into summer recess
• Maintenance fees due!
- EPA ends "sue and settle"
- Sage grouse mineral withdrawal cancelled
As prospectors, we cannot just roll over and continue to ignore the shift in public land management from multiple use to national preserve.
A federal judge has tossed a lawsuit filed by opponents of a Tucson-area mine that had accused the US Forest Service of violating two federal laws in its handling of the mine issue.
• Bills introduced to stop federal management of greater sage grouse
• WOTUS under review
• Congressional Review Act
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