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US Gov Brief on Suction Dredge Case – The Sierra Fund

Dec 18, 2017· The case went to the CA Supreme Court, which upheld Rinehart's conviction, confirming that states may restrict the use of certain mining technologies in order to protect the environment. Permitting Suction Dredge Mining California has required a permit for suction dredge

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Water Board Explores Suction Dredge Mining in Wild Rivers

Jan 29, 2021· Water Board Proposes to Prohibit Suction Dredge Mining In All Mercury Impaired Waters But Many National and State Parks, Wildlife Refuges, Wild & Scenic Rivers, and Even Military Reservations Will Be Open to This Destructive Activity. By Steve Evans The California Water Resources Control Board (Water Board) has released for public comments its proposed National Pollution

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Dredge & Placer Mining | Department of Lands

May 06, 2021· The IDL administers the Idaho Dredge and Placer Mining Protection Act, passed in 1954. 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 or an ancient river channel high above a stream.

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Dredge and Placer Mining Permit Can I conduct recreational

Aug 26, 2020· Dredge and Placer Mining Permit Does the Idaho Placer and Dredge Mining Protection Act (Idaho Code § 47-13) apply to suction dredges? Yes, if the suction dredge has an intake diameter larger than eight inches. Smaller suction dredges on private, federal, and state lands are regulated by the IDWR. Suction dredges eight

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US judge rules against Idaho suction-dredge gold miner

Jun 08, 2021· Suction dredge miners use an underwater hose to suck up gravel and sort it for gold in a sluice box mounted on a watercraft. The sediment is discharged downstream. The waterway where Poe operated is designated critical habitat for federally protected steelhead, salmon and bull trout.

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OMPARISON OF SUCTION DREDGE MINING REGULATIONS

Comparison of Suction Dredge Mining Regulations in United States Appendix E Page 1 of 7 State Issuing Agency Permit Type/ Applicability Required Disclosures Duration of Permit Associated Fees

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Washington State bill attempting to ban suction dredging

Feb 17, 2015· Washington State bill attempting to ban suction dredging: As most of you know, a bill has been introduced in Washington by the radical, extreme environmental groups working with the Democrats which would effectively halt all suction dredging under the guise that more studies need to be done, more money needs to be spent and that dredging kills

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US Judge Rules Against Idaho Suction-Dredge Gold Miner

Jun 08, 2021· A U.S. District Court judge last week ruled Shannon Poe of Concord, California, violated the Clean Water Act on the South Fork of the Clearwater River when he suction dredge-mined 42 days in

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No. 16-970 In the Supreme Court of the United States

nia has required a permit for suction dredging since 1961, shortly after the method first came into use. 1961 Cal. Stat. 3864. The State's permitting regime origi-nally required a showing that the use of a suction dredge would not be "deleterious to fish." Ibid. Cali-fornia later designated certain waterways off-limits to suction dredging

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Suction dredging – Washington State House Democrats

Feb 13, 2014· Here's a great piece from one of our 36th legislative district neighbors, Kim McDonald. She does an excellent job explaining the process of suction dredging. I have a bill on this issue, HB 2579 – The Give Fish a Chance Act, that would limit the use of suction dredging in critical habitat areas with endangered species. Seeking early season fishing, I headed for small streams high up in the

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