What is a Mining Right?
April 2015 by Clark PearsonA mining right is a powerful and not commonly understood concept that is all too often watered down by agency regulatory interference...
We have found strong support from legislators in both the House and Senate for several proposed bills that will provide Mining Districts with a greater role in the decisions that affect access to mining claims, oversight and regulations.
We definitely got their undivided attention with our presentations. As a direct result of our presentations, the Desert Advisory Council recommended a Memorandum of Understanding be put together between the council and the Rand Mining District. This MOU was recently completed.
While progress with Congress has been slow, the Trump administration has taken the lead to start making needed changes at the Department of Interior and US Department of Agriculture to support miners…
The legislators soon came to the realization that Mining Districts and our proposed bill can solve many of the problems they currently face in their home states.
... officials with BLM have been impressed by MMAC’s professional approach and consistency.
PLP cannot understate the importance of this legal decision in our present battles with the political powers of the California swamp.
The miner was drywashing using a small, gas-powered drywasher for a short period of time—maybe an hour—when he was asked by a ranger to see his permit, which is not required to prospect at this small of a scale.
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