URGENT: SB637 Publicity Help Needed

California SB637 – More Red Tape & More Fees
California’s SB637 is another regulatory attack on small scale miners.  Learn more about it here: http://www.stopsb637.org/ We all need to get fired up and act against legislation like this.  Even if you aren’t a miner or don’t plan to be ….YES, we need your help.
Three ways you […]

CALL TO ACTION CLEAN WATER ACT SB637

IMPORTANT CALL TO ACTION IN CALIFORNIA ON SB637:
We just learned minutes ago that the public only has until tomorrow to have a letter in opposition to SB637 in the hands of the next committee, the Environmental Quality Committee.
Here is a sample letter from WMA and while we love their letter, you should not copy and […]

BLM West Mojave Route Land Use Plan Amentment

The BLM is at it again. There is a “Draft West Mojave Route Network Project Land Use Plan Amendment to the California Desert Conservation Area Plan” and “Draft Supplemental Impact Statement (EIS)” and they are available for download at:
http://www.blm.gov/ca/st/en/fo/cdd/west_mojave_wemo/wmDEIS.html
The public comment period begins with the publication of the Notice of Availability in the Federal Register […]

Dredging Update

Latest news from the American Mining Rights Association.
Another suction dredging update in California:
We had a chance last night to obtain more information on what is transpiring with the dredge case and wanted to update everyone.
No settlements were reached in the mandatory mediation and the just has stayed the case until September 4th.
It is pretty clear […]

Court Hearing Information

Court ruling delayed
As the 90-minute open-court hearing concluded, Ochoa stated he would make a ruling “in a couple of weeks,” but that he wanted to meet with the plaintiffs and attorneys in his chambers. The closed-door session, which lasted about 45 minutes, ended with Ochoa instead ordering a Mandatory Settlement Conference set for June […]