Current Legislation

Arizona road closures….part 3

In continuing our informative series on the road closures in Arizona, we want to discuss RS2477.   In 1866, Congress passed the original mining grant and as a part of that, RS2477 was born which required the roads in the public domain to remain open. Roads……being defined as something as small as a trail.   […]

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Arizona road closures….what can you do?

As we move forward with working on stopping the road closures being proposed in Arizona by the USFS, we want to educate everyone on the legal challenges one can make on issues like this. Over the course of the next week we will be posting some of the arguments the public can make which conclusively […]

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Arizona USFS proposes sweeping public land road closures

Just over a year ago when we were in Arizona for the GPAA gold show we were contacted by some miners who told us the BLM was closing hundreds of thousands of acres of roads. These were roads off-roaders, miners, hikers, hunters and others used to access their public lands. Uniting everyone against that proposal […]

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A Christmas letter to President Trump

To: President Donald J. Trump December 25, 2019 1600 Pennsylvania Ave. Washington D.C. 20006 Dear President Trump, Firstly, let me thank you for your courage and tenacity in exposing the near coup which surely would have taken place had you, and I emphasize “you” not been elected. I cannot think of any other person who […]

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Permit denied?

We are working on a project involving permitting in California and are requesting your help.   We are looking for examples in any area (Ag, logging, farming, ranching etc…) where permits are required from a California agency, but not issued for over two years. We obviously have the example of suction dredging and the nearly […]

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AMRA Update

We’ve been pretty darn busy over the past several months. Jere Clements and Shannon Poe at the Walk4Liberty Rally at the capitol. We walked 312 miles in 13 days to bring many of the groups facing over-regulation together.  The entire length of highway 49.  We’ve discussed doing this again next year with a different route […]

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Definition of “Waters of the United States” – Recodification of Pre-Existing Rules (Pre-Publication Version)

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the Department of the Army (“the agencies”) are publishing a final rule to repeal the 2015 Clean Water Rule: Definition of “Waters of the United States” (“2015 Rule”), which amended portions of the Code of Federal Regulations (CFR), and to restore the regulatory text that existed prior to the 2015 […]

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Newsom plans to veto bill that would have blocked Trump’s rollback of endangered species protections

Trump rolls back some of the over regulation Mr. Obama created and Newsome says not on his watch. SACRAMENTO —  Gov. Gavin Newsom plans to veto a bill passed by California lawmakers that would have allowed the state to keep strict Obama-era endangered species protections and water pumping restrictions for the Sacramento-San Joaquin River Delta. Newsom’s […]

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AMRA Outing just a week and a half away! September 21st and 22nd

Our next “open to the public” outing is coming up fast.  September 21st and 22nd at our claims called “The Office” located out of Coulterville CA (directions are on the photo). Free to the public, you do not have to be a member and we have tons of prizes for the drawing!  If we have […]

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AMRA President Shannon Poe on the radio tomorrow night (September 4)

Well, we’ve taken a week to heal the feet and catch up on several things at home….but tomorrow will be on the radio, tune in, call in and laugh along with us!   Tomorrow night on West Coast Wednesday we are featuring Shannon Poe of American Mining Rights Association (AMRA). Live this Wednesday, 9/4/19, at […]

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