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Court Affirms Oregon Restrictions On Suction Dredge Mining ...

The Oregon law in question, adopted as Senate Bill 3, limits the use of suction dredges, which are operated like a vacuum. Miners use these dredges to get gold from beds of rivers and streams.

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Response of fish to cumulative effects of suction dredge ...

Response of fish to cumulative effects of suction dredge and hydraulic mining in the Illinois subbasin, Siskiyou National Forest, Oregon* Peter B. Bayley Dept. Fisheries & Wildlife, Oregon State University 104 Nash Hall, Corvallis OR 97330 [email protected] April, 2003

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Court Upholds Oregon's Right to Protect Water, Fish From ...

Sep 12, 2018 · Court Upholds Oregon's Right to Protect Water, Fish From Destructive River Mining. PORTLAND, Ore.— The 9th Circuit Court of Appeals today upheld an Oregon law restricting motorized gold mining in sensitive salmon streams. In 2017 Oregon passed the Suction Dredge Reform Bill to protect water quality and fish habitat across the state from damaging suction dredge mining.

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PRESS RELEASE - Oregon State Legislature

Oregon House Sends Waterway Protection Bill to Governor . Senate Bill 3 regulates the practice of suction dredge mining . SALEM – Oregon's rivers and streams will soon have additional protections following the passage of . Senate Bill 3 by the Oregon House of Representatives today. The legislation strikes a balance between the interests of

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Oregon Governor Signs Bill Protecting Rivers, Salmon From ...

Jun 14, 2017 · Oregon Gov. Kate Brown signed into law today a bipartisan bill protecting important salmon and lamprey habitats across the state from damaging suction dredge mining. "Suction dredge mining is an incredibly destructive hobby that threatens .

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Court Affirms Oregon Restrictions On Suction Dredge Mining ...

The Oregon law in question, adopted as Senate Bill 3, limits the use of suction dredges, which are operated like a vacuum. Miners use these dredges to get gold from beds of rivers and streams.

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» Suction Dredging Unlikely this Season in California or ...

Oregon, 903 F.3d 1029 (9 th Cir. 2018). ... of the California Water Board that they have fallen behind in their effort to develop a water quality permit to support suction dredging. The reality is that there is not enough time to make it happen in time for our 2019 mining season.

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Court Upholds Oregon's Right to Protect Water, Fish From ...

Sep 12, 2018 · Court Upholds Oregon's Right to Protect Water, Fish From Destructive River Mining. PORTLAND, Ore.— The 9th Circuit Court of Appeals today upheld an Oregon law restricting motorized gold mining in sensitive salmon streams. In 2017 Oregon passed the Suction Dredge Reform Bill to protect water quality and fish habitat across the state from damaging suction dredge mining.

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Oregon Requires Permit for Hand Sluicing - May 2010 (Vol ...

On April 2, 2010, retired EPA scientist Joe Greene, who is of the professional opinion that suction gold dredging is insignificant when it comes to possible environmental harm, gave a PowerPoint presentation relating to gold suction dredge turbidity in Oregon streams. Oregon is in the process of revising its 700-PM permits for suction dredging.

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New and Improved Suction Dredge NPDES Permit in Oregon

Apr 01, 2015 · New and Improved Suction Dredge NPDES Permit in Oregon By Becca Fischer, Law Clerk. On March 27, 2015, the Oregon Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) issued a revised water quality permit for wastewater discharges from small-scale suction dredge mining operations used to recover precious metals and minerals from streambed sediments. The ...

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Miners need written approval before suction dredging in ...

Jun 03, 2019 · OLYMPIA – Mineral prospectors will now need to get a Hydraulic Project Approval (HPA) to suction dredge in Washington. The new HPA requirement, effective Nov. 1, will help protect fish and reduce the risk of spreading invasive species. Suction dredge mining is a type of recreational gold mining that uses a motorized or non-motorized vacuum to suck up the bottom of rivers and streams to .

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Update on Oregon, Idaho and California Suction Dredge ...

Update on Oregon, Idaho and California Suction Dredge Permits. June 2010 by Chris Ralph. Oregon. As expected, the State of Oregon has proposed a new general National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) permit that is considerably more restrictive than the one that is currently in effect. ... Dredges with nozzle sizes in excess of ...

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Oregon environmentalists worry about rush of suction ...

Jun 08, 2010 · Oregon has about 3,000 active suction dredge miners registered with the. Department of State Lands. When they find a promising spot, miners in .

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Muddy Waters: Will Oregon Ban Suction Dredge Gold Mining?

The impact of these activities is underscored by the fact that suction dredging permits, issued primarily in southwest Oregon, have increased significantly over the past few years. Whereas a decade ago there were only 200 permits issued, in the summer of 2012 the Oregon Department of Environmental Quality issued more than 1,400 permits.

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Moving a Suction Dredge in Scappoose, Oregon

When a construction company in Oregon needed help for a major equipment project, they called on Omega Morgan's Portland office. In early 2017, our millwright teams worked with CalPortland and Dredging Supply Company to safety and efficiently assemble and move a nearly two-million pound suction dredge from land to water.

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State of Oregon - deq.state.or.us

Suction dredge and in-water non-motorized mining equipment are defined in the permit. Persons operating suction dredges in Oregon waters must register for coverage under the Permit or seek coverage under an individual permit. The allowable size of such suction dredges depends on

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Ninth Circuit Upholds Ban on Oregon Dredge Mining

(CN) – Federal law allows Oregon's ban on suction dredge gold mining in rivers where salmon spawn, according to a Ninth Circuit ruling against a group of miners who challenged the restrictions. "We find in these statutes no indication that Congress intended to preempt state environmental ...

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Update on Oregon, Idaho and California Suction Dredge ...

Update on Oregon, Idaho and California Suction Dredge Permits. June 2010 by Chris Ralph. Oregon. As expected, the State of Oregon has proposed a new general National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) permit that is considerably more restrictive than the one that is currently in effect. ... Dredges with nozzle sizes in excess of ...

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Miners need written approval before suction dredging in ...

Jun 03, 2019 · OLYMPIA – Mineral prospectors will now need to get a Hydraulic Project Approval (HPA) to suction dredge in Washington. The new HPA requirement, effective Nov. 1, will help protect fish and reduce the risk of spreading invasive species. Suction dredge mining is a type of recreational gold mining that uses a motorized or non-motorized vacuum to suck up the bottom of rivers and streams to .

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Oregon Governor Signs Bill Protecting Rivers, Salmon From ...

Jun 14, 2017 · Oregon Gov. Kate Brown signed into law today a bipartisan bill protecting important salmon and lamprey habitats across the state from damaging suction dredge mining. "Suction dredge mining is an incredibly destructive hobby that threatens .

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