Emergency Regulations Close Suction Dredge Mining Ldquo Loophole

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Jun 07, 2013· California Moves to Close Suction Dredge Mining Loophole . SACRAMENTO, Calif.— In response to an emergency request from a coalition of tribal, environmental and fisheries groups, the California Department of Fish and Wildlife proposed emergency rules today to crack down on an upsurge of unregulated suction dredge mining in the state. The environmentally harmful mining process has …

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Jul 02, 2013· Suction mining underwater without a “dredge!” ... PETITION FOR ADMINISTRATIVE RULEMAKING TO AMEND THE SUCTION DREDGE PERMITTING PROGRAM REGULATIONS Pursuant to section 11340.6 of the California Government Code, Cal. Gov. Code § ... Tribes and environmentalists petition to close dredge mining 'loophole'; miners say moratorium on dredging ...

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Suction Dredge Permitting Program regulations (“2012 regulations”), 14 C.C.R. 228, as ... proposed amendments remove the component list from the definition of suction dredge mining, ensure that all permits issued under the 2012 regulations are accompanied by a ... amendments are intended to close the potential loophole currently being ...

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Jun 28, 2013· The Office of Administrative Law (OAL) today approved an emergency rulemaking to amend an existing regulation defining suction dredge mining. The California Department of Fish and Wildlife proposed this action earlier this month to close an apparent loophole that may have allowed activity that goes against the spirit of the legislative moratorium prohibiting the use of any vacuum or suction ...

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The California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) is proposing an emergency rulemaking to amend an existing regulation defining suction dredge mining. CDFW is taking this action to close an apparent loophole that may allow activity that goes against the spirit of the legislative moratorium prohibiting the use of any vacuum or suction dredge ...

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Using the blow mining method is the same thing as using a blaster nozzle on a suction dredge to cut through and break up hard-packed layers and bedrock that a dredge nozzle won’t take apart. But in this case, we were mainly using the blow nozzle to help move material out of the way and help us get down to the bedrock cracks faster.

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Oct 20, 2009· SB 670 SUCTION DREDGE STATEWIDE BAN IS IN EFFECT UNTIL: (1) The department has completed the environmental review of its existing suction dredge mining regulations, as ordered by the court in the case of Karuk Tribe of California et al. v. California Department of Fish and Game et al., Alameda County Superior Court Case No. RG 05211597.

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sections, the use of any vacuum or suction dredge equipment (i.e., suction dredging) is defined as the use of a suction system to vacuum material from a river, stream or lake for the extraction of minerals. The definition also provides for purposes of the same sections, that the definition of suction dredging and CDFW’s related regulations do not

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Jul 01, 2013· Suction dredge mining was effectively banned in the state of California since 2009, but a few miners tried to exploit a “loophole” in the law, eliminating

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Sep 19, 2016· The basics of the court case are fairly straightforward. On June 16, 2012, a California game warden found Brandon Lance Rinehart using suction dredging equipment on an unpatented placer mining claim on public land in the Plumas National Forest.

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There is currently a statutory moratorium on suction dredge mining pursuant to Fish and Game Code section 5653.1 (b). The existing definition of suction dredging in section 228(a) is prescriptive and has resulted in members of the public evading compliance with the Fish and Game Code by modifying suction dredging equipment.

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Rinehart, C074662, app. pending; and Suction Dredge Mining Cases, E059864, app. pending. With the eight civil actions coordinated as the Suction Dredge Mining Cases in San Bernardino, CDFW has been named in fifteen different lawsuits involving suction dredging since May 2005.

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Under the new definition as discussed above, the use of any vacuum or suction dredge equipment (i.e., suction dredging) is defined as the use of a suction system to vacuum material from a river, stream or lake for the extraction of minerals. (Cal. Code Regs., tit. 14, § 228, subd. (a), effective June 28, 2013.)

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Jun 10, 2013· Today’s proposed regulations would close the loophole to better protect the environment, water quality and cultural resources from the toxic effects of suction dredge mining.

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The California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) is proposing an emergency rulemaking to amend an existing regulation defining suction dredge mining. CDFW is taking this action to close an apparent loophole that may allow activity that goes against the spirit of the legislative moratorium prohibiting the use of any vacuum or suction dredge ...

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Legislative and Regulatory Update. July 2013 by Scott Harn ... Meanwhile, the California Department of Fish & Wildlife (CDFW) has proposed an “emergency rule” to close a “loophole” in the state’s suction gold dredging regulations. The agency said that they’re aiming to prevent miners from using motorized suction equipment to gather ...

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Suction dredge mining: California's 2009 moratorium on suction dredge mining has led to a very harmful increase in mining in the Rogue River and elsewhere in our state. It can be noisy, polluting, and endanger natural habitat.

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because related instream mining activities are known to cause adverse environmental, cultural, and public health impacts. CDFW took emergency action in June 2013 to close a regulatory “loophole” being exploited by certain members of the mining community to avoid regulation under Fish and Game Code sections 5653 and 5653.1, specifically.

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under CDFW suction dredge regulations adopted in March 2012 (stayed, practically speaking, because of the statutory moratorium), the use vacuum or suction dredge equipment for instream mining purposes would be authorized year-round under a CDFW permit in certain water bodies in 33 different counties throughout California.

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May 26, 2002· The new rule, which refines a prior rule originally issued in 1993 and is commonly referred to as the "Tulloch Rule," is intended to close a "loophole" in the Clean Water Act ("CWA") created in part by earlier court decisions interpreting the rule.

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Jul 01, 2013· California Closes Suction Dredge Mining Loophole . All Motorized Recreational Mining Banned in California's Rivers. SACRAMENTO, Calif.— In response to an emergency request from a coalition of tribal, conservation and fisheries groups, California officials have closed a loophole in the state’s suction dredge mining ban. The move will protect water quality, wildlife and fisheries from ...

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