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by Mythicalminer
Sun Apr 19, 2020 5:47 am
Forum: Legal Fund Auctions & Resource Forum
Topic: MINERS APPEALING TO U.S. SUPREME COURT OVER NPDES
Replies: 5
Views: 362

Re: MINERS APPEALING TO U.S. SUPREME COURT OVER NPDES

UPDATE ON EOMA v DEQ CASE: (See the above threads for background) As mentioned, mere days after the amicus brief in support of the miners was filed (2/3), SCOTUS ordered DEQ to Respond by March 8. DEQ then asked for an additional 30 days which was granted and brief was due by April 8. And most rece...
by Mythicalminer
Tue Mar 17, 2020 8:16 pm
Forum: Legal Fund Auctions & Resource Forum
Topic: MINERS APPEALING TO U.S. SUPREME COURT OVER NPDES
Replies: 5
Views: 362

Re: MINERS APPEALING TO U.S. SUPREME COURT OVER NPDES

A QUICK UPDATE: Pacific Legal Foundation filed our Petition to the U.S. Supreme Court (SCOTUS) which was docketed (officially received) on Jan. 3, 2020. Oregon then waived their right to reply! On Feb. 3, an Amicus (friend of the court) brief was filed on behalf of mining orgs from 4 different stat...
by Mythicalminer
Tue Mar 17, 2020 8:04 am
Forum: Legal Fund Auctions & Resource Forum
Topic: LESS THAN 1-1/2 MONTHS BEFORE BIG DRAWING
Replies: 0
Views: 78

LESS THAN 1-1/2 MONTHS BEFORE BIG DRAWING

ON MAY 1ST WE WILL BE GIVING AWAY 1/2 POUND OF GOLD TO SOME LUCKY PERSON; ALONG WITH MORE THAN 30 OTHER GREAT PRIZES! A NEW UPDATED VIDEO OF ALL THE PRIZES IS AVAILABLE AT: https://www.dropbox.com/s/s00dh30eb7pk2t1/03-15-20%20DRAWING%20PRIZES.mp4?dl=0 FOR FULL INFORMATION, OFFICIAL RULES, AND HOW T...
by Mythicalminer
Wed Feb 05, 2020 1:16 am
Forum: Members Forum
Topic: Oregon miners Petition the U.S. Supreme Court again!
Replies: 7
Views: 417

Re: Oregon miners Petition the U.S. Supreme Court again!

Jim: Not as much as I am (looking for a win)!
by Mythicalminer
Mon Jan 27, 2020 9:57 pm
Forum: Members Forum
Topic: Oregon miners Petition the U.S. Supreme Court again!
Replies: 7
Views: 417

Re: Oregon miners Petition the U.S. Supreme Court again!

An amicus (friend of the court) brief in support of this case is being written right now and is expected to be filed by the end of this week (Fri., 01/31/20). Named in the brief are mining orgs from four states (ID, WA, OR & CA) (including The New 49ers), plus an Oregon county and a California count...
by Mythicalminer
Tue Dec 31, 2019 4:12 am
Forum: Members Forum
Topic: Oregon miners Petition the U.S. Supreme Court again!
Replies: 7
Views: 417

Re: Oregon miners Petition the U.S. Supreme Court again!

FURTHER INFO: Our Petition was filed Dec. 20, 2019 with SCOTUS. If i understand the process, next is a window of opportunity for any interested parties to file amicus briefs (friend of the court) in support of our case, probably by Feb.. Then the State/DEQ gets to respond, and possible amicus briefs...
by Mythicalminer
Mon Nov 11, 2019 5:28 am
Forum: Legal Fund Auctions & Resource Forum
Topic: WIN 1/2 POUND OF GOLD DRAWINGS
Replies: 1
Views: 301

Re: WIN 1/2 POUND OF GOLD DRAWINGS - PRELIMINARY DRAWING HELD

Just an update: On Friday, Nov. 1, we held the Preliminary Drawing in the "WIN 1/2 LB OF GOLD" drawing(s), and a list of the Winners is posted at: WWW.WALDOMININGDISTRICT.ORG . OUR FINAL DRAWING WILL BE HELD ON FRIDAY, MAY 1, 2020 where we will give some lucky person the 1/2 LB OF GOLD, along with m...
by Mythicalminer
Mon Nov 11, 2019 5:14 am
Forum: Legal Fund Auctions & Resource Forum
Topic: MINERS APPEALING TO U.S. SUPREME COURT OVER NPDES
Replies: 5
Views: 362

MINERS APPEALING TO U.S. SUPREME COURT OVER NPDES

ALL; Apologizes for not getting back to this sooner. As far as what's happening with the Smith Petition and the Letter of Support goes, I have received a letter from the EPA thanking me for the Letter of Support... and that they are looking at it (the problem). WHEN? Who knows. NOT HELPING is the to...
by Mythicalminer
Fri Oct 11, 2019 5:29 am
Forum: Legal Fund Auctions & Resource Forum
Topic: WIN 1/2 POUND OF GOLD DRAWINGS
Replies: 1
Views: 301

WIN 1/2 POUND OF GOLD DRAWINGS

ALL: ON FRIDAY, NOV. 1, WE WILL BE HOLDING THE 1ST OF TWO DRAWINGS TO HELP RAISE FUNDS FOR THE WALDO & GALICE MINING DISTRICT'S LEGAL FUND. ALL ENTRIES MADE BEFORE THE PRELIMINARY DRAWING ON NOV. 1 ARE ELIGIBLE TO WIN IN BOTH DRAWINGS (i.e., 2 Entries for the price of one). THE FINAL DRAWING WILL B...
by Mythicalminer
Sun Sep 29, 2019 6:03 pm
Forum: Legal Fund Auctions & Resource Forum
Topic: PETITION FOR RULEMAKING SUBMITTED TO EPA & ARMY CORPS
Replies: 0
Views: 224

PETITION FOR RULEMAKING SUBMITTED TO EPA & ARMY CORPS

On August 12, 2019, a miner in Idaho (Don Smith) sent an Appeal & Petition for Rulemaking to the U.S. EPA and to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers requesting those agencies revise their CWA regulations to clearly state that suction dredges "DO NOT ADD POLLUTANTS", and therefore cannot be regulated un...