Mining Law of 1872: Oversight Hearing Before the Subcommittee on Mining and Natural Resources of the Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs, House of Representatives, One Hundredth Congress, First Session, on Mining Law of 1872, Hearing Held in Washington, DC, June 23, 1987, Volume 4

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Page 376 - Where minerals have been found and the evidence is of such a character that a person of ordinary prudence would be justified in the further expenditure of his labor and means, with a reasonable prospect of success, in developing a valuable mine, the requirements of the statute have been met.
Page 286 - All valuable mineral deposits in lands belonging to the United States, both surveyed and unsurveyed, are hereby declared to be free and open to exploration and purchase, and the lands in which they are found to occupation and purchase, by citizens of the United States...
Page 384 - multiple use" means the management of the public lands and their various resource values so that they are utilized in the combination that will best meet the present and future needs of the American people...
Page 255 - That, in managing the public lands the Secretary shall by regulation or otherwise take any action required to prevent unnecessary or undue degradation of the lands and their resources or to afford environmental protection.
Page 369 - Amendments to federal legislation such as the Clean Air Act, the Clean Water Act, the Safe Drinking Water Act, the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act, and the...
Page 493 - Report To The Chairman, Subcommittee On Mines And Mining, House Committee On Interior And Insular Affairs Of The United States OF THE UNITED STATES . Mining On National Park Service Lands - What Is At Stake?
Page 34 - SEC. 23. CITIZEN SUITS, COURT- JURISDICTION, AND JUDICIAL REVIEW. — (a) (1) Except as provided in this section, any person having a valid legal interest which is or may be adversely affected...
Page 266 - ... [Legislation readjusting rights and burdens is not unlawful solely because it upsets otherwise settled expectations. This is true even though the effect of the legislation is to impose a new duty or liability based on past acts.
Page 29 - That all valuable mineral deposits in lands belonging to the United States, both surveyed and unsurveyed, are hereby declared to be free and open to exploration and purchase...
Page 379 - ... for periodic adjustments in use to conform to changing needs and conditions; the use of some land for less than all of the resources...

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