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Proline Gold Mining and Prospecting Equipment, Inc

Proline Mining Equipment, Inc is a company that was born out of a need for durable prospecting and small scale alluvial mining products The company has evolved into its present position as a highly respected manufacturer of quality portable mining equipment and related hardware...

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US Supreme Court Slams Door on California Suction Dredge ,

Jan 08, 2018 0183 32 In 2016 the California Supreme Court upheld a statewide moratorium on recreational suction dredge mining for gold and validated mining regulations that ,...

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California Dredging

California dredging- AB 120 placed a moratorium on suction dredge mining for five years Judge rules in favor of miners Miners have hope for 2015 season...

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US Gov Brief on Suction Dredge Case The Sierra Fund

Dec 18, 2017 0183 32 California instated a moratorium on suction dredge mining in 2009 after the State Legislature found that the practice adversely impacts the environment and public health In 2012, Rinehart was found operating a suction dredge on his unpatented mining claim in the Plumas National Forest and was charged with two misdemeanors...

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CA Suction Dredge Legal Update 10/17/2017 Public Lands ,

Oct 17, 2017 0183 32 a The issuance of permits to operate vacuum or suction dredge equipment is a project pursuant to the California Environmental Quality Act Division 13 commencing with Section 21000 of the Public Resources Code and permits may only be issued, and vacuum or suction dredge mining may only occur as authorized by any existing permit, if the ....

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People v Rinehart 2016 Supreme Court of California ,

Defendant was charged by criminal complaint with unpermitted use of a suction dredge Suction dredging is a technique used by miners to remove matter from the bottom of waterways, extract minerals, and return the residue to the water Defendant demurred, arguing 1 state law aimed at environmental conservation effectively banned suction dredging in California, thereby preventing him from ....

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California mining ban is against the law

Feb 16, 2017 0183 32 Almost a decade ago, California banned suction dredge mining throughout the state, including on federal lands, at the behest of environmentalists Suction dredge mining uses a ,...

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California s Suction Dredging Ban Alternative Mining Methods

In 2009, The State of California made a decision that has been detrimental to the recreational mining industry in the state With very little scientific evidence, they determined that suction dredging was detrimental to the environment, and they placed a 5-year moratorium on the practice...

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» California Water Quality is Working on a Permit to ,

This is where we were in 1994 after two failed public processes corrupt attempts to end underwater gold mining in California , when existing Fish Game management was reprimanded by republican Governor Pete Wilson, and capable staff were finally assigned to assess the real concerns about suction dredge mining and develop regulations that ....

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EFFECTS OF SUCTION DREDGE MINING ΙΤΑ T by Gary R Stern

increase of suction dredge use on California streams The number of suction dredge mining permits annually issued by the California Department of Fish and Game CDFG rose from 3,981 in 1976 to 12,763 in 1980, but has since declined to about 7,500 Figure 2 Suction dredges are now a common feature on many streams...

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Panning for Gold Free in California

Recreational gold mining on lands withdrawn from mineral entry is not a mining activity--it is a privilege Be aware that panning, sluicing, and suction dredging can adversely impact water quality, vegetation, fish, wildlife, and ultimately people...

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Suction Dredge Permits

Suction Dredge Mining Cases, Super Ct San Bernardino County, Judicial Council Proceeding No JCPDS4720 An appeal stemming from those proceedings is pending in Division Two of the Fourth Appellate District In re Suction Dredge Mining Cases, No E064087 Related litigation is also pending before the California Supreme Court People v...

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New law protects CA rivers from gold mining Klamath ,

The new law requires that all small-scale miners using motorized suction pumps obtain a Clean Water Act Permit from the State Water Resources Control Board before mining in California waterways This is a great victory for all of us concerned about clean water ,...

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Significant and unavoidable impacts suction dredge ,

Jan 17, 2017 0183 32 As the California Water Board considers new water quality regulations for suction dredge mining, TU urges anglers to weigh in People are still mining for gold here in the Golden State, often through small scale operations using machinery to suck water and gravel from streambeds so bits of gold can be extracted...

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Suction Dredge Mining the United ,

This Chapter begins with an examination of the environmental impacts of past and present gold mining methods Next, the Chapter compares a recent California moratorium on suction dredge mining with the broad discretion exercised by the United States Forest Service USFS in regards to mining ,...

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Suction Dredge Mining Sierra Club

Suction dredge mining is a form of recreational mining that uses gas-powered dredges to vacuum up rocks, gravel, and sediment from the bottom of creeks and rivers to search for gold Scientific studies have shown this practice degrades water quality and destroys habitat for salmon and steelhead...

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Frequently Asked Questions

California Water Code section 131725, subdivision a , defines suction dredge mining as the use of a mechanized or motorized system for removing or assisting in the removal of, or the processing of, material from the bed, bank, or channel of a river, stream, or lake in order to...

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NPDES General Permit for Small Suction Dredge Placer ,

Operators of small suction dredges in Idaho must obtain NPDES permit coverage The permit places conditions on the discharge of rock and sand from each mining operation to protect water quality and aquatic resourc These conditions include best management practices and prohibited areas EPA s general permit covers small suction dredges with...

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There is a huge influx of Chinese mining and diving equipment and all they do is copy everyone else out there If you support the imports then you are killing off companies like that really have passion and love for mining and work hard at new innovations and new products...

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USGS releases new reports on mercury in the South Yuba ,

Jan 28, 2011 0183 32 The use of suction dredging to remove mercury at the South Yuba River and Humbug Creek confluence area would likely result in more mercury-laden particles moving downstream, said USGS research scientist Charles Alpers, a co-author of the two USGS reports...

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US Supreme Court Slams Door on California Suction Dredge ,

Jan 08, 2018 0183 32 Suction dredge miners have repeatedly asked the courts to prevent the California Department of Fish and Wildlife from enforcing the current moratorium on suction dredge mining The moratorium, in place since 2009, is designed to prevent mercury pollution and damage to wildlife, waterways and cultural resources until protective rules are adopted...

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The science is clear on suction dredge mining Trout ,

Oct 10, 2019 0183 32 Impacts of suction dredge mining on anadromous fish, invertebrates and habitat in Canyon Creek, California California Cooperative Fishery Research Unit, US Fish and Wildlife Service, Humboldt State Horizon Water and Environment HWE 2009 Suction Dredge Permitting Program Literature review on the impacts of suction dredge mining in ....

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US Supreme Court Denies Review of Suction Dredge Mining ,

Jan 08, 2018 0183 32 California instated a moratorium on suction dredge mining in 2009 after the State Legislature found that the practice adversely impacts the environment and public health In 2012, Rinehart was found operating a suction dredge on his unpatented mining claim in the Plumas National Forest and was charged with two misdemeanors...

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10 Free Places to Go Gold Panning in California

Many areas in California s gold country have been set aside for recreational gold panning You can still pan the gravels along the same rivers that made this state famous for its rich gold mines Most areas you can gold pan for free, or just pay a small day-use fee to access...

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MINING DREDGING SEASONS IN CALIFORNIA The State of California recently passed a law which has placed a statewide moratorium on suction dredging in California until the Department of Fish Game DFG completes an updated Environmental Impact ,...

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Miner s News ICMJs Prospecting Mining Journal

Update on California suction gold dredging court cas July 12, 2017 Public Lands for the People publiclandsforthepeopleorg sent out an update to the ongoing suction gold dredging court cases in Judge Ochoa s court in San Bernardino, CaliforniaUnfortunately, Judge Ochoa stated he still unprepared to rule on the merits of the case...

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California to Allow Suction Dredging in 2019? ICMJs ,

Back in August, 2009, the California legislature passed SB 670, which was the first ban on suction gold dredging in the state The bill, written by the Sierra Fund, mandated a temporary moratorium on suction gold dredging until a new environmental study could be completed by the California ,...

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Suction Dredge Mining

However, Senate Bill 637 which became effective on January 1, 2016 has amended section 5653 of the Fish and Game Code and added section 131725 of the California Water Code to provide a framework to lift the statutory prohibition on suction dredge mining...

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Gold Panning in California The Best Spots for Prospecting

Gold Prospecting Laws in California California gold mining is governed by a series of laws In October of 2015, the state passed a bill to combat environmental damage caused by suction dredging Under this bill, the use of a suction dredge requires a Clean Water Act Permit...

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Jimbos Gold 1lb Illegal California Dredge Concentrates ,

Oct 02, 2018 0183 32 Lynch Mining Paydirt Bucket Review - Duration 15 52 AU79 Prospecting 764,992 views , Discovering a lost gold mining claim in the California desert - Going Alone - Duration 14 06...

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