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AMRA has been invited to Washington DC

You may have put two and two together now by us asking about, and talking about politicians, Secretary of the Dept. of Ag and other topics recently. Yes, in fact AMRA has been invited to go to Washington DC to meet with several Trump supporting people and Trump appointed people. We leave in a few […]

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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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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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The Forest Service: Exclude public comments

A snippet from the article: Now the Forest Service, manager of our nation’s 154 national forests, has decided that they could be much more “efficient” if they simply quit communicating with the public. Under their current proposal (open for comments until August 12), 93.3% of all Forest Service decisions will lose all the current advance […]

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Conservative lawyer named to senior BLM post (great news!)

INTERIOR Conservative lawyer named to senior BLM post Scott Streater, E&E News reporter Published: Monday, July 15, 2019 The Bureau of Land Management has appointed William Perry Pendley, who until December was president of the conservative law firm Mountain States Legal Foundation, as deputy director of policy and programs.

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New walk4liberty protest video

We are fast approaching our 300 mile walk down highway 49 in protest of rural community killing over-regulation. Join us in Sacramento for the protest August 27th, 1pm.

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CALL TO ACTION “The Miners Petition”

Tom Kitchar (Waldo Mining District President) in Oregon is leading the charge on a petition to the Secretary of the Department of the Interior and to the Secretary of the Department of Agriculture. The petition is something AMRA signed onto immediately and we cannot stress enough how important it is to send a simple little […]

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Without mining there is no ‘Green Revolution’

ANALYSIS/OPINION: The recent threats by Beijing to cut off American access to critical mineral imports has many Americans wondering why our politicians have allowed the United States to become so overly-dependent on China for these valued resources in the first place. Today, the United States is 90 percent dependent on China and Russia for many […]

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Walk 4 Liberty

Here is our letter going out to each of the 11 counties our protest walk will be traveling through. We will be following up with calls challenging each sheriff and elected county official to walk a mile in our shoes with us.   Greetings Plumas, Sierra, Yuba, Nevada, Placer, El Dorado, Amador, Calaveras, Tuolumne, Mariposa […]

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How long does it take to get a mining plan approved?

From our good friend Justin Karr in Washington: The average length of time it took BLM and the Forest Service to complete the first three steps of the mine plan review process and approve 68 mine plans from fiscal years 2010 through 2014 was approximately 2 years. However, the time varied widely, ranging from about […]

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