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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: 217

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: 217

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: 217

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: 200

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: 0
Views: 80

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: 200

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: 156

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...
by Mythicalminer
Wed Sep 18, 2019 3:27 am
Forum: Members Forum
Topic: 12v Hookahs
Replies: 2
Views: 397

Re: 12v Hookahs

Might get away with it arguing that it's not "mining equipment"... it's "Life Support" . This raises the question of what 12v (or other battery) compressor would put out enough air? I can't see a normal car battery powering a normal T-80 for more than a few hours? (Never tried). Would be interesting...
by Mythicalminer
Wed Sep 18, 2019 3:21 am
Forum: Legal Fund Auctions & Resource Forum
Topic: MINER'S PETITION TO CHANGE FEDERAL REGULATIONS
Replies: 10
Views: 1318

Re: MINER'S PETITION TO CHANGE FEDERAL REGULATIONS

Thanks for the news... it pretty much supports all that I've heard. BLM is also looking into this issue (of states prohibiting mining) and was, last I heard, planning to publish something in the Federal Register sometime this month (Sept.). We expect, even without serious opposition, that the proces...
by Mythicalminer
Mon Jul 15, 2019 6:09 am
Forum: Members Forum
Topic: Counties are supporting our Petition!
Replies: 2
Views: 399

Re: Counties are supporting our Petition!

For the latest information, a copy of the Miner's Petition, How you can Help by writing and submitting Letters of Support, a Sample Letter, etc.; please go to: www.waldominingdistrict.org NOW IS THE TIME TO ACT! WE HAVE THE ATTENTION OF SEVERAL HIGH OFFICIALS IN THE DEPT.s OF INTERIOR & AGRICULTURE ...