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Suction Dredging Opportunities on the Rogue River

We have discovered high-grade gold dredging opportunities on the Rogue River in southern Oregon , We have a Map and an Access Guide for all members who wish to suction dredge along the Rogue River in southern Oregon , The Rogue is a good dredging river, ....

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Gold Miner Requirements in Colorado Chron

Dredging uses a vacuum hose to suction sediment from creek bottoms where it separates gold from other particl The BLM regulates dredging and mechanized sluicing , The state of Colorado requires authorization for suction dredge nozzles that have greater than a 4-inch diameter , The Mining Law of 1872 allows public access ,...

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» State now Attempting to Prosecute Suction Dredgers

Since we were not being provided meaningful relief from San Bernardino, early this past season, several brave individuals began suction dredging along the Klamath River in hopes of getting arrested by State law enforcement officials...

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Gold vs salmon Oregon miners blast ban on suction dredging

Oct 28, 2015 0183 32 Gold miners say suction dredging is the only effective way of getting gold out of rivers and creeks , comes as smaller-scale regulations on suction dredging, imposed in 2013, sunset Those laws ....

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DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY ,

DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY LAND QUALITY DIVISION GUIDELINE NO 19 Noncoal , Recreational suction dredging is usin g a suction or jet dredge with an intake diameter up to 3 inches and , Wyoming Department of Environmental Quality Land Quality Division...

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California Suction Dredge Regulations

The Department will notify suction dredge permittees if the litigation affects suction dredge permits issued by the DepartmentConsistent with existing regulations, all persons who obtain a suction dredge permit issued by the Department are subject to applicable state and federal law, including the California Endangered Species Act ,...

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Arizona Gold Prospecting AAGP Rules and Regulations

aagp club rules and regulations aagp join aagp , special group prospecting events will be scheduled for club members and guests and will be conducted by the management and members on the claims in the group activity areas or other appropriate areas and open to members and club guests , please be courteous to others using the area for ....

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Miner s News ICMJs Prospecting Mining Journal

This included meetings with the Idaho DEQ and their reluctance to follow the law regarding suction dredge mining Don s letter to EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt requested clarification and guidance be issued by the EPA regarding suction gold dredging and permitting...

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Suction Dredging Operations

Subject Suction Dredging Operations Program Areas Mining Law Administration Purpose To provide guidance regarding the review of proposals to conduct suction dredging....

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Colorado Gold Dredging Regulations

The use of vacuum or suction dredge equipment, otherwise known as suction dredging, is currently prohibited and unlawful throughout California Under new state law effective January 1, 2016, the use of vacuum or suction dredge equipment is defined to mean the use of a mechanized or motorized system ....

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California Closes Suction Dredge Mining Loophole

Suction dredge mining has a history of controversy California courts have repeatedly confirmed that it violates state laws and poses threats to wildlife, and the state government has placed a moratorium on the destructive practice...

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Dredge ONLY Where Dredging is Allowed

Dredge ONLY Where Dredging is Allowed , In addition we ask that in order to preserve recreational gold prospecting for future generations that all suction dredging, dry dredging and highbanking cease along the entire Clear Creek corridor below Coors to the confluence with the South Platte River as well as along the South Platte River itself ....

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Suction dredge mining, a practice in which individuals use vacuum-like devices to extract minerals from the bottom of waterways, has been restricted by a series of new laws passed in the California State Legislature...

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Gold Miners Sue Oregon Over Dredging Ban to Protect Salmon

Gold Miners Sue Oregon Over Dredging Ban to Protect Salmon Rogue Riverkeeper , particularly with the use of suction dredging devices that vacuum sediments from the riverbed into a sluice that sorts out gold and spits the remaining debris back into the river , the river bottom on spawning grounds that have been designated as threatened ....

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Gold Prospecting Streams

California Suction Dredge Regulations - Dredging Restrictions How do Suction Gold Dredges Work? , land records in the proper BLM State Office will show you which lands are closed to mineral entry under the mining laws These offices keep up-to-date land status plats that are available to the public for inspection , gold occurs in sand ....

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Idaho Department of Lands

Dredge and placer mining is the extraction of minerals containing particles of gold or other valuable minerals, using suction dredges with a nozzle eight inches in diameter or more A placer deposit can be in a natural watercourse ,...

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Lawsuit Dredge mining done without permits in Idaho ,

The lawsuit asks a judge to impose civil penalties for previous violations and prohibit Poe from operating a suction dredge in Idaho unless he complies with the law Penalties for illegal dredging ....

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Preemption of California Ban on Suction Dredging ,

California Supreme Court to Decide Whether the Mining Law Preempts Ban on Suction Dredging Significant Implications for State Regulation on Federal Lands...

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California to Allow Suction Dredging in 2019? ICMJs ,

Federal law preempts state law, and federal law says that no permit under the Clean Water Act is necessary unless there is the addition of a pollutant In fact, suction gold dredging creates a net withdrawal, and what you are removing is gold and heavy metals that might be present, which provides a benefit to the state...

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THE WESTERN MINING ALLIANCE Suction ,

THE WESTERN MINING ALLIANCE , Suction Dredging for Gold What is a Suction Dredge? , There is no definition in the 1872 mining law of a recreational miner Mining is hard work and despite the method of mining all miners are seeking to recover valuable minerals including suction dredging for gold ....

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suction dredge mining Archives California Trout, Inc

Suction dredge mining is currently banned in California, but some suggest miners are sidestepping the law by excluding a key piece of equipment and suction dredging anyway By removing the sluice box from the suction dredge, miners avoid the technical definition of a suction dredge, but also spew far more toxic mercury into the ,...

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Arizona dredging rules and regulations

Mar 03, 2009 0183 32 Suction Dredging requires permission from the Army Corps of Engineers In Phoenix, please call 602 640-5385 In Tucson, call 520 670-5021 If using an intake four inches or less, it is recommended that you contact BLM When using an intake larger than four inches, you are required to contact BLM , Arizona dredging rules and regulations...

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PERTINENT STATUTES AND REGULATIONS

Before a person may use any vacuum or suction dredge equipment in any river, stream, or lake of this State, he must submit an application to the Department The application must be accompanied by a fee of...

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§ 228 Suction Dredging

Any suction dredge permit or amended suction dredge permit may be revoked or suspended by the assistant chief of enforcement for any violation of the laws or regulations pertaining to suction dredging...

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QUESTION Dredging Laws in Colorado

Apr 18, 2017 0183 32 I m about to purchase a 3 6hp highbanker/dredge I could really use a printable reference that describes the dredging laws here in Colorado...

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Oregon Suction Dredge Moratorium

Oregon Suction Dredge Moratorium We fought hard against the practice of suction dredging in Oregon because it disturbs our shared rivers and harms wild salmon and steelhead WELC helped our conservation colleagues engage legislators on a new state law permanently banning suction dredge mining in essential salmonid habitat in ,...

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California high court upholds ban on dredges to extract ,

Aug 22, 2016 0183 32 California s ban on the use of suction dredges to extract gold from rivers is legal and not overridden by a 19th century federal law that allows mining on federal land, the California Supreme ....

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Oregon Small Scale Prospecting Permit

Oregon Small Scale Prospecting Permit Filed under Permits Legal Do not be fooled The Department of Environmental Quality has no rights to issue any permits for suction dredging Although they will still try to charge you 25 for a yearly fraudulent permit that is useless , Current state law does not permit recreational placer mining ....

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Lawsuit Dredge mining done without permits in Idaho ,

The lawsuit asks a judge to impose civil penalties for previous violations and prohibit Poe from operating a suction dredge in Idaho unless he complies with the law Penalties for illegal dredging can surpass 50,000 a day...

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High Court Asked To Review Calif Suction Mining Ban

High Court Asked To Review Calif Suction Mining Ban By , and the Colorado Supreme Court, Rinehart said in a petition for writ of certiorari , conflict to expressly preempt contrary state ....

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