Current Legislation

Turbidity by suction dredges? Look at this….hypocrisy

So Idaho Conservation League, the USFS, the EPA and many others claim a tiny little plume from a tiny little suction dredge creates so much turbidity that it harms fish. These pictures were taken yesterday on the same river (South Fork Clearwater in Idaho) they claim are damaged by plumes from dredging.  Let that sink […]

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Sheesh, we just posted about the EPA yesterday…..now this

Isn’t the Environmental Protection Agency supposed to be above reproach? If I’m to understand correctly, it’s not just a bloiated hive of bureaucrats soaking up public salaries. To hear liberals tell it, it’s supposedly the first line of defense for Americans who rely on it for clean air and clean water, depending on the agency […]

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The EPA…..again.

A judge who previously banned a charter school from using the Bible and who acquitted the sniper who killed three people at Ruby Ridge in 1992 has agreed to allow the Environmental Protection Agency essentially to take a half-acre of private land from an Idaho couple. Chantell and Michael Sackett won a ruling at the U.S. Supreme […]

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New Videos about to be released!

New videos: Tomorrow we begin editing several new videos after months of filming. We shot a video with our buddy Dave Varabioff from Gold Bay who owns the Colorado mine in the south motherlode and found some pretty amazing gold metal detecting his contact zone in his mine. The second video is one we’ve been […]

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New addition to our website….Facebook posts!

We post far more on our Facebook page than we do on the website because of traffic to the page.  We’ve added a simple tab at the top of our page where all the articles we post on there can be accessed from our website now as well.  Just click on our Facebook feed on […]

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Trump administration sues CA over water plan

  Turning the tables on California, the Trump administration sued Thursday to block the state’s ambitious plan to reallocate billions of gallons of river water to salmon and other struggling fish species. The lawsuit by the U.S. Department of Interior injects the Trump administration into one of the biggest California water controversies in years — […]

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Something we are considering…

Have you ever thought of walking across America for a cause?   We have milled the idea of a few of us AMRA staff walking from California to Washington DC to have a face to face meeting with the Trump administration over the problems small miners and public land users face. We are not suggesting […]

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New case on dredging being presented to the Supreme Court

We have been talking about the Bohmker case in Oregon for some time now which is being presented to the United States Supreme Court. We had the privilege of meeting Josh Bohmker and his two children this past weekend at the Fresno GPAA gold show and would like to introduce him to everyone.   Josh […]

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Supreme court to decide whether Clean Water Act regulates groundwater

From our friends at Pacific Legal Foundation: The Supreme Court agreed Friday to hear County of Maui v. Hawaii Wildlife Fund, in which PLF filed a friend-of-the-court brief. This case is about whether the Clean Water Act regulates pollution that reaches surface water by means of groundwater. If it does, as the Ninth Circuit Court […]

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Mining law video from Tom Kitchar, Waldo Mining District

We wanted to repost a video from our good friend Tom Kitchar from the Waldo Mining District up in Oregon. Tom is leading the fight with the Bohmker suction dredge case many of us are supporting and hopefully will be going to the United States Supreme Court. This is a great video and we encourage […]

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