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The mining law of 1872

Gordon Morris Bakken

The mining law of 1872

past, politics, and prospects

by Gordon Morris Bakken

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Published by University of New Mexico Press in Albuquerque .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Mining law -- United States -- History,
  • Mining law -- United States,
  • Mineral industries -- Environmental aspects -- United States

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementGordon Morris Bakken.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsKF1819 .B316 2008
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16753400M
    ISBN 109780826343567
    LC Control Number2008014524
    OCLC/WorldCa220099634

    The Mining Law of Past, Politics, and Prospects eBook: Gordon Morris Bakken: : Kindle Store/5(3).   Some say that the General Mining Law of is antiquated, but curiously, they don’t feel the same way about another law of which established Yellowstone National Park. The General Mining Law of is not antiquated, but its roots are ancient, stemming from Greek and Roman law, and continued in English and Spanish law.

    Mining Law of 5. The^ Mining Law, embellished by a host of judicial opinions, statutory exceptions, administra­ tive regulations and decisions, and supplemented by state law, is the present location system. (a) The location system is the chief means today for acquiring mining rights in the public : Loren Mall. The primary U.S. law governing mining, the General Mining Law of , was passed during the pick-and-shovel era to encourage economic growth; however, modern mining .

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The mining law of 1872 by Gordon Morris Bakken Download PDF EPUB FB2

The Mining Law of saw the miners of the California Gold Rush in as representative of what mining was like more or less in the wide open spaces of the Western prairies and mountains. Mindful of the growth of a region following an appreciable discovery of a valuable metal as well as the wealth the metal and related economic activity Cited by: 2.

"The Mining Law of is a characteristic Gordon Bakken book: no fancy theory, no speculation beyond the evidence, just a straightforward and thoroughly researched account of an interesting topic in western legal history." -- California Legal History/5(4).

The Mining Law of book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. History has left us a classic image of western mining in the grizzl /5.

The General Mining Act ofwhich declared all valuable mineral deposits on public lands to be free and open to exploration and purchase, has had a controversial impact on the western environment as, under the protection of federal law, various twentieth-century entrepreneurs have manipulated it in order to dump waste, cut timber, create Cited by: 7.

The Mining Law, which governs the transfer of rights to mine gold, silver, copper, uranium and other hardrock minerals from federal lands, is the subject of continuing and sometimes rancorous controversy. Led by environmental activists who are antagonistic to the Mining Law, critics are trying to change the present system.

" The Mining Law of is a characteristic Gordon Bakken book: no fancy theory, no speculation beyond the evidence, just a straightforward and thoroughly researched account of an interesting topic in western legal history."—California Legal History. A law passed to settle the West. The Mining Law was signed into law by President Ulysses S.

Grant. It was passed to promote the development and settlement of publicly-owned lands in the western United States. A law that rips off taxpayers. The Mining Law directly subsidizes extraction by allowing mining interests to —. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Mining Law of Washington, D.C.: National Legal Center for the Public Interest, (OCoLC) The General Mining Law of regulates the mining of certain mineral resources on federal public domain lands.

The law permits individuals and corporations to prospect on public domain lands and to stake claims on mineral discoveries they make. The 42nd United States Congress passed the legislation in April and President Ulysses S.

Grant (R) signed it into law the. An amendment to the National Mining Law addressed placer miners, giving them an opportunity to purchase land they worked. Senator Aaron Sargent of California drafted a major amendment to the law inand again Stewart directed its progress through Congress.

The new amendment attempted to correct several vague points in the law. Get this from a library. Revision of the mining law of [Irving Senzel; United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Energy and Natural Resources.]. Reform the mining law. SEATTLE POST-INTELLIGENCER EDITORIAL BOARD.

Published pm PDT, Saturday, J There can be little dispute about the stark facts of hard rock mining in. Mining law is the branch of law relating to the legal requirements affecting minerals and law covers several basic topics, including the ownership of the mineral resource and who can work them.

Mining is also affected by various regulations regarding the health and safety of miners, as well as the environmental impact of mining. To get the mining rights for that land, you have to follow America's mining law, which dates back to Julia Simon of our Planet Money podcast went out West to.

The Mining Law of gives motivation to analyze information and is also useful when criticizing plots; or it is a well-written section if the character is properly designed, if the narrative sounds innocent, etc.

If you ever have the opportunity to discuss the book with others, you will be able to clearly tell their views, as you have taken. Mining Law of Location of mining claims under the Mining Law of30 U.S.C. §§is a self-initiation system under which a person physically stakes an unpatented mining claim on public land that is open to location, posts a location notice and monuments the boundaries of the claim in compliance with federal laws and regulations.

The Mining Law of incorporated those local rules as the basis for federal law. Bakken provides valuable accounts of early mining claims and the experiences of miners at major areas, such as Bode, California, Virginia City, Nevada, and Butte, Montana.

In theory, any law -- or individual provisions within any law -- passed by Congress should be classifiable into one or more slots in the framework of the Code. On the other hand, legislation often contains bundles of topically unrelated provisions that collectively respond to a particular public need or problem.

The Enduring Vitality of the General Mining Law of Mark Squillace. Editor's Summary: Perhaps no law in the federal natural resources arsenal has engendered more long-term controversy, while nonetheless maintaining its original structure and premise, than the Mining Law of. Mining Law of The General Mining Law of was enacted to promote the exploration and development of domestic mineral resources, primarily in the West.

The law permits U.S. citizens to freely prospect for hard rock minerals, such as copper and gold, on federal lands not closed to or withdrawn from mining. Once a deposit is discovered, the prospector can stake a claim for. The General Mining Act ofwhich declared all valuable mineral deposits on public lands to be free and open to exploration and purchase, has had a controversial impact on the western environment as, under the protection of federal law, various twentieth-century entrepreneurs have manipulated it in order to dump waste, cut timber, create Brand: University of New Mexico Press.Description: Originally published inJohn D.

Leshy presents this scholarly study of the Mining Law as a legal treatise and history of mining in the West from the point of view of mineral exploration and production.

This mining law governed the United States mining practice yet had never been changed.The General Mining Act ofwhich declared all valuable mineral deposits on public lands to be free and open to exploration and purchase, has had a controversial impact on the western environment as, under the protection of federal law, various twentieth-century entrepreneurs have manipulated it in order to dump waste, cut timber, create Price: $