What's All This Talk About Mining Districts?
April 2015 by Scott HarnThe main problem with the current scheme is that regulatory agencies often consult with you, then disregard your concerns and do what they want anyway.
Keep in mind there are specific steps that must be taken to get your traditional mining district organized if it has fallen into disarray.
…I’ll be heading back to Washington, DC, on June 4 with Clark Pearson of PLP for nearly a week of meetings with the Mine Safety and Health Administration, US Forest Service, Environmental Protection Agency, and numerous members of Congress in both the House and Senate.
The process of updating the Rand Mining District is underway and you’ll see a Public Notice in this issue requesting interested parties to submit an application to serve on the board.
I admit I was sitting on pins and needles, waiting to see if President Trump would sign the proposed Executive Order we presented with Public Lands for the People (PLP) prior to the expiration of his term in office.
Toward the end of this summer, we expect another Federal Register notice will be published that deals with Forest Service mining regulations.
...Most importantly, the mining districts can open the federal land to multiple-use by the public on principles of inclusion rather than the present-day exclusions...
We’ve heard from miners in Arizona about federal agencies closing off historic roads that provide access for miners, and we need your input.
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