Calling Miners to BLM Meeting in Ridgecrest 3/24/16 6pm

Ridgecrest BLM Roundtable Committee

Time: 6:00 PM PST to 8:30 PM PST

Where: BLM Office 300 S. Richmond Rd. Ridgecrest, CA 93555

Minerals and Mining Advisory Council (MMAC)

Agenda for March 24th, 2016 to speak on the following:


Clark Pearson (PLP Legal Research, MMAC Advisor)

Scott Harn (MMAC Advisor and Owner ICMJ)

Joe Martori (Owner Sleepy Bear Mining, MMAC Advisor, Randsburg Mining District BOD)

Donald Fife (Geologist, Sedimentologist, Past four time DOI Advisor and Editor)

Mining Districts:

(a) How were they formed

(b) Congressional approval for the mining districts

(c) Do mining districts still exist

(d) The current power of the mining districts

Miners Making the Rules and Regulations Supported in Washington DC

The Power of the Mining Districts

What is a Mining Right?

  1. 1955 Multiple Surface Use Act Application (FLPMA) to Mining and Other Users

(a) Did FLPMA repeal the Mining Law of 1872

(b) How activist extremist are manipulating the law to the exclusion of man

(c) Material Inference

Armchair Environmentalism

3. Multiple Use Lands, Symbiotic Relations and Conflict Resolutions

(a) Man and nature as one

(b) Natural Land reclamation (Babcock Report for BLM)

(c) How mining stands with Land Management Plans

(d) Proposed MOU with BLM for model to go across U.S.

The Babcock Report

Multiple Use Lands, Symbiotic Relations and Conflict Resolutions


Papers/Reports to share at table:

* United States Mining Laws and Regulations Thereunder

* Codified Law 30 U.S.C. 21(a) – 54

* The Mining Law of 1872 A Legal and Historical Analysis ( book available for sale)

* Mineral Regulatory Reform Act – A Clear Path Respecting Mining Rights