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.
Superior Court Judge Karen L. Dixon granted the temporary restraining order on July 3, 2013.
The settlement did not grant an immediate approval for the project, but it did begin to clear the way for the company to apply for federal permits—a path the Obama administration previously had thwarted.
• Salazar pushes wilderness
• California Governor signs AB 120
There are some miners who are under the impression that an organized Mining District will immediately get the regulatory agencies off their backs so they can start digging or dredging again.
In May 2017, the district participated in a meeting with representatives from several state and federal agencies where they educated agency officials about the authority of Mining Districts, Mining Law and miner’s rights.
“The evidence is clear—mineral deposits alone are not enough to attract precious commodity investment dollars...”
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.
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