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Is good news coming to the 9th Circuit in California?

WASHINGTON _ After months of negotiations and delays, the White House is moving to fill California’s three vacancies on the influential 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals _ over the strenuous objections of the state’s two Democratic senators. White House

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Another USFS regulatory scheme

The USFS is proposing adopting a new regulatory scheme for suction dredging. Before we get into the nuts and bolts of this let us ask you a quick question:   Have you ever seen a management or regulatory agency adopt

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Thank you GPAA and joining hands

We are proud to announce our partnership with the GPAA and can’t thank them enough for their fundraising efforts for AMRA and the legal fund.   As a part of this partnership, we are going to have many joint access

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Two new cases

We have two new men we are working with on unbelievable cases in two different states. The first is a man who buys and sells used mining equipment out of his garage along with small samples of minerals he collects

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What if we changed our strategy?

Happy Constitution Day. We wanted to pose a few questions…   What if we could all unite in the small mining community and become a powerful force like the NRA?   What if we could all have access to up-to-date

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Challenging Obama’s WOTUS rule

WOTUS, Waters of the United States was a horrendous over-reach by the previous administration and an attempt by the EPA to take over every mud puddle, rain gutter and ditch in America.   It is being challenged by many states,

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Forest fires….is it mismanagement or climate change?

Two weeks ago, when Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke proclaimed: “I’ve heard the climate change argument back and forth,” Zinke told the Sacramento-based KCRA. “This has nothing to do with climate change. This has to do with active forest management.” The

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AMRA adds a claim in Nevada…..finally

Well, after nearly 6 years of trying and looking and mining and prospecting………..   AMRA finally has a claim in Nevada!   It is the legendary Rye Patch.   The claim will be loaded next week onto our site.

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A little note about the USFS

Since we have returned from our trip to Idaho we have received an overwhelming number of calls from miners and public land users all across the west with documented problems with the USFS. Problems like ignoring Plans of Operation applications,

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California update:

Update on dredging in California:   Yesterday we met with the California Water Board (CAWB) in Sacramento over the permitting of suction dredging for 2019 along with several other mining organizations here in CA.   This is the second meeting

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