Category Archives: General Mining News

FLPMA Filings Required To Maintain Older Unpatented Federal Lode Claims

From Mineral Law Blog: flpma-filings-required-to-maintain-older-unpatented-federal-lode-claims   Posted by Ramona Monroe on December 14, 2012 Print Comments More Sharing ServicesShare Link The December 2011 amendment to 30 U.S.C. § 28f relating to the payment of annual maintenance fees for unpatented federal … Continue reading

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Jefferson Mining District Serves Notice On Oregon’s Legislature

From The Defend Rural America “Citizens Newswire”: Ron Gibson, Interim Chair of the Jefferson Mining District, has served notice on Oregon’s legislators that they don’t have jurisdiction to override federally-granted mining rights.  Read The Notice And Listen to Ron GIbson … Continue reading

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Administration’s Proposed Mining Tax Threatens Health of US Minerals Mining

From Stoel Rives LLP Mining Law Blog: Administration’s Proposed Mining Tax Threatens Health of US Minerals Mining As the stalled economy pushes Washington closer to a decision on how to manage America’s wealth of mineral resources, two paths have emerged. … Continue reading

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California Sheriffs Stand Tall for the Constitution

California Sheriffs Stand Tall for the Constitution Here are eight county sheriffs from Northern CA and Southern OR speaking on at panel at the Defend Rural America event October 22, 2011 in Yreka. Despite the low media coverage there were … Continue reading

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