California suction gold dredging hearing update
February 25, 2013The latest hearing on the suction gold dredging moratorium in California took place February 14 in front of Judge Gilbert Ochoa in Rancho Cucamonga.
Nearly 50 miners showed up to lend their support.
Judge Ochoa set up a calendar for the case, with the most important date being June 24, 2013. This is when attorneys representing the miners will seek summary judgement and an injunction to get California suction gold dredgers back in the water immediately.
The case calendar is as follows:
March 15, 2013: Deadline to file amendments.
April 15, 2013: Deadline to file responses and pleadings.
May 15, 2013: Deadline to file opposition arguments.
June 15, 2013: Deadline to file replies to opposition arguments.
July 24, 2013: Hearing on demurrers and above mentioned arguments at 9am. Judge Ochoa will also address summary judgement and the requested injunction.