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Wake Up Voters! Oregon SB 838 Study Group Update


They want to close our roads on public land (built by taxpayer funds) to keep us and our disabled veterans out. And it won’t stop with just mining.

Taking on the EPA, Sasquatch, Ratchilla and Gold Dredging


...we packed up our two dredges and headed for our claim about an hour away on the South Fork of the Clearwater to dredge openly in opposition to the EPA.

Appeals Court OKs Permits for Upper Peninsula Mine


The $800 million project will provide 300 jobs during production. It will be the only US mine where nickel is the primary targeted mineral, with about 360 million pounds to be extracted.
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BLM Raises Location and Claim Fees


The Bureau of Land Management announced an increase in location filing fees and annual maintenance fees for unpatented mining claims, mill sites and tunnel sites.

Clarification on Oregon's SB838


The 100-yard restriction in SB838 actually applies to all motorized mining for the purpose of extracting gold, silver or any other precious metal that results in the disturbance of vegetation.

Successful Rally for Suction Dredge Miners in Idaho


Representative Paul Shepherd stopped by, and Idaho County Commissioner Jim Chmelik dove with one of the dredgers so he could see for himself that no harm was being done to fish or their habitat.
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Miners Fight Back Against Road Closures


In the meeting, we presented Ms. Skalski with the various court cases from the 9th Circuit Court on these settled law cases and she was mortified.

BLM Flexes Its Muscles in Quartzsite


Somehow the Bureau of Land Management seems to have forgotten that they work for the people.

Representative Manweller Lends a Hand in Washington State


We're done watching as an unelected and unchecked bureaucracy, with rule-making authority, enforcement powers, and seemingly bottomless budgets abuses citizens at will.
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California Dredgers: A Step Closer to Getting Back in the Water


...Judge Ochoa ordered the parties to participate in mandatory settlement hearings starting June 24, 2014.

Protecting Our Access to Public Lands


As prospectors, we cannot just roll over and continue to ignore the shift in public land management from multiple use to national preserve.
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Alaska: Large-Scale Mining Can Be Done Right


"As elected leaders of the State of Alaska, we want you to know that Alaska is open to investment from those who seek to develop our state's natural resources safely and responsibly..."
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Government Takes Land for Open Space


Rather than using the practice of government seizure of private property to promote economic development, the county is using it to preserve open space.

SB 838 and the Future of Mining in Oregon


The verbage is SB 838 is vague and ambiguous to say the least. As a result, there is quite a bit of misinformation floating around the rumor mills.

New Mining Regulations in Maine


Renewed interest in mining of gold, silver, copper and other metals in Aroostook County's Bald Mountain triggered 2012 legislation requiring the overhaul of the state's two-decade-old mining regulations.
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Comstock Mining Gets Approval


The approval, which affects 87 acres on the south end of Silver City, allows the company to move forward with exploration to determine the area's mining potential.

Legislative and Regulatory Update


• Court says ESA does not apply in some cases
• Comments needed for proposed critical habitat in several Western states
• EPA still trying to rewrite the Clean Water Act
• Enough already!
• Now is the time to act

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