land grab

Out of control……..

In answer to the question we posed yesterday on which state AMRA has the most complaints about access, interference with mining, road closures, USFS and other issues, 5 of the 77 comments we received were correct. Montana is home….by far to the most complaints of all the states in the Union. Oregon is likely number […]

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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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CALL TO ACTION: Road closure proposal in Arizona

CALL TO ACTION…..ARIZONA:   Are you sick of the USFS closing your access to public lands? For those in Arizona, you CAN stop the latest attempt at closing tons of roads in the Tonto NF.   We’ve been talking about this closure for over a week now and have partnered with Kevin Allard, founder of […]

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Trump rolls back restrictions on accessing public lands

As most of you can imagine, we get a ton of emails and calls on new bills, laws and movements by enviro groups to further take away the public lands from you…..who owns the lands. Right now there are attacks in Oregon, Washington, Idaho and California to further restrict either access to these lands, or […]

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AMRA is demanding a meeting with the USFS Chief over incidents

This is our letter to USFS Chief Tidwell, Congress, the committees which oversee the USFS, BLM and President Trump’s senior staff on behalf of the small miners and the issue’s we are hearing about now almost every day. We are demanding a face to face meeting to address these stunning revelations. We encourage you to […]

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Waters Of The United States (WOTUS)

We have received an overwhelming response to our post yesterday about President Trump’s Executive Order eliminating the WOTUS (Waters Of The United States) power grab by the EPA.   Let’s clear a few things up here;   First, the EPA did not have the Constitutional authority to do this rule in the first place as […]

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A short video on suction dredging.

Does a suction dredge grind fish? NO. We shot this very short video for our presentation during the California Water Board permitting scheme as a result of SB637. It was presented on behalf of the small mining community. A few things to remember: A suction dredge removes 98% of the mercury from waterways. A suction […]

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CALL TO ACTION OREGON

CALL TO ACTION OREGON: A new bill has been created to ban all forms of mining in Oregon. They are even declaring it an emergency to pass this ban. Here is an excerpt from the bill: Senate Bill 3 Sponsored by Senator COURTNEY (Presession filed.) SUMMARY The following summary is not prepared by the sponsors […]

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Brandon Rinehart case is petitioned to the Supreme Court of the United States

Pacific Legal Foundation, who is representing Brandon Rinehart on his suction dredge case has confirmed the case has been received by SCOTUS for petition to be heard.   We support you Brandon, completely and support PLF for taking your case.   http://blog.pacificlegal.org/plf-asks-supreme-court-review-challenge-californias-mining-ban/

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Miners angry about proposed regulations

This is an article from Redding where we just attended the CA Water Board public comment meetings on the new SB 637 suction dredge permitting scheme.   Miners angry about proposed regulation

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