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The Perfect Response


In May, 2016, the Andersons received a letter from Steve Niemela at the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife requesting access to their property to conduct surveys for “foothill yellow-legged frogs and other amphibians.”

MMAC Update


We will be bringing the first of several bills that were requested by Congress during a previous MMAC trip and presenting maps depicting all the MMAC-assisted Mining Districts.

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Legislative and Regulatory Update


• Trump wins!
• 9th Circuit: projected global warming is sufficient for ESA
• Eagle Mountain proposed withdrawal
• CA Water Board dredge meetings

MMAC Update


After many decades of closures, land-use restrictions, and over-regulation, miners and all other public land users may finally see some real relief due to the efforts of MMAC.

Mining Districts and Community Outreach


You have made your presence known with the BLM or Forest Service, placed Mining District signs along the entrance points to your district, and found support with other local miners. But how do you gain popular support?
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Learning the Game and the Power to Change It


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.

Central Idaho Federal Employees Back to Work With Local Help


The fire started early October 4, destroying the Bureau of Land Management office on the edge of town within minutes.

Legislative and Regulatory Update


• Oregon proposed withdrawal
• Vote
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MMAC Update


Within these districts, some of the roads and trails have been reopened for access, critical habitat designations have been scaled back, and a few Mining Districts were completely removed from proposed withdrawals.

Oregon Miners Still Fighting


On October 19, 2015, the Waldo and Galice Mining Districts (of SW Oregon), along with several Oregon mining organizations and individuals, filed a Complaint in the United States District Court in Medford…

Legislative and Regulatory Update


• Vote
• EPA declares Superfund site in Colorado
• An environmental tale
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MMAC & PLP Update


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.

CA Supreme Court Rules Against Rinehart - But There Is A Solution


Even if the California Supreme Court had ruled in favor of Rinehart, suction dredge miners would be facing the wrath of the State Water Resources Control Board...

MMAC & PLP Update


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. 
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Oregon's Waldo and Galice Mining Districts Unite


We ask that all who attend this demonstration bring their mining equipment to display and actively talk with the attending public in a courteous fashion about the benefits of suction dredging…

Modern-Day Claim Jumping


We soon found that our discovery post and other claim markers were gone and replaced with new posts and a notice of location with an earlier date than had been on our notice of location.

Ask The Experts: Should I take my claim access problems to the Desert Advisory Council?


Q: The nearest access to the claim is a half mile walk, which is tough for a lode claim.

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Legislative and Regulatory Update


• Congress heading into summer recess
• Maintenance fees due!

MMAC & PLP Update


Many miners have failed to exercise their rights by using the power of their Mining Districts and laws that are already on the books, such as 43 CFR 9712.1, which states…

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