Reclaiming the Sierra

Department of Fish and Wildlife Issues Emergency Rule on Suction Dredge Mining

June 13, 2013

SACRAMENTO – The California Department of Fish and Wildlife announced June 7 that it proposed to issue an emergency rule closing a loophole in the present moratorium on suction dredge mining. While the moratorium on suction dredge mining has remained in place, TSF and other organizations have noted that individuals have exploited the strict regulatory […]