Reclaiming the Sierra

SWRCB releases recommendations regarding suction dredge mining

March 22, 2013

SACRAMENTO, 21 March 2013 – In last week’s letter to the Department of Fish and Wildlife (formerly DFG), the State Water Resources Control Board recommends that “based on the water quality impacts of recreational suction dredge mining….the existing moratorium be continued indefinitely, or that this activity be permanently prohibited.”

Read the full letter on the SWRCB website here.