Pacific Legal Foundation

Oregon miners appeal to SCOTUS on dredging

We received this email from our good friend Tom Kitchar.  Tom has been leading the fight for dredging in Oregon for decades and because Oregon has ignored (in our opinion) federal laws for a long time, the miners are taking it to SCOTUS. Tom Kitchar, Waldo Mining District Here is the recent email from Tom: […]

Read More

Monumental victory for sanity in the endangered species act

Last week saw a major victory for property rights and an end to another Endangered Species Act horror story. The saga began in 2012 when the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service determined that 1,544 acres of land in Louisiana was “critical habitat” for an endangered species known as the dusky gopher frog. As a result […]

Read More

California suction dredge update

From the President of AMRA on California suction dredging;   First of all, we would like to apologize for the length of this write up, but it is necessary.   We are pretty sure if you are like us, you’re fed up with over-regulation, dishonest politicians, state agencies delaying their duties under the law and […]

Read More

Landmark decision in Idaho on rule making by agencies

From Pacific Legal Foundation webpage          pacificlegal.org Unelected bureaucrats hold tremendous power over us, thanks to decades of Congress delegating evermore authority subject to the vaguest of constraints. However, Congress has imposed some checks on federal bureaucrats to ensure a modicum of democratic accountability over the administrative state. One of those checks […]

Read More

PLF, Pacific Legal Foundation steps up again for the public

https://www.pacificlegal.org/releases/release-4-5-17-granat-1-1449 Pacific Legal Foundation press release, click here

Read More

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/

Read More

Pacific Legal Foundation and Water of the United States Supreme Court case to be heard!

Our friends at Pacific Legal Foundation (PLF) have just announced that the Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) will hear their case on the Waters of the United States. PLF has an impeccable record with cases at our Supreme Court and we are excited they are presenting this one.  Under of the Obama Administration, […]

Read More