Mining Law Reform Act of 1991 and the Minerals Policy Review Commission Act of 1991: Hearing Before the Subcommittee on Mineral Resources Development and Production of the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources, United States Senate, One Hundred Second Congress, First Session, on S. 433 ... S. 785 ... June 11, 1991, Part 2
United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Energy and Natural Resources. Subcommittee on Mineral Resources Development and Production
U.S. Government Printing Office, 1991 - 428 pages
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Page 346 - ... no location of a mining claim shall be made until the discovery of the vein or lode within the limits of the claim located.
Page 96 - Where a service (or privilege) provides special benefits to an identifiable recipient above and beyond those which accrue to the public at large, a charge should be Imposed to recover the full cost to the Federal Government of rendering that service.
Page 104 - Nothing in this section shall restrict any right which any person (or class of persons) may have under any statute or common law to seek enforcement of any effluent standard or limitation or to seek any other relief (including relief against the Administrator or a State agency). (f) For purposes of this section, the term "effluent standard or limitation under this Act...
Page 212 - Many of our members reside near and use the public lands administered by the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) and the US Forest Service.
Page 411 - Wyoming," approved August 1, 1912 (Thirty-seventh Statutes at Large, page 1346), shall be subject to disposition only in the form and manner provided in this Act, except as to valid claims existent at date of the passage of this Act and thereafter maintained in compliance with the laws under which initiated, which claims may be perfected under such laws, including discovery.
Page 193 - Section 1 that the national forests are established and shall be administered "for outdoor recreation, range, timber, watershed, and wildlife and fish purposes." Moreover, Section 2 provides: The Secretary of Agriculture is authorized and directed to develop and administer the renewable surface resources of the national forests for multiple use and sustained yield of the several products and services obtained therefrom.
Page 214 - ... the public lands be managed in a manner that will protect the quality of scientific, scenic, historical, ecological, environmental, air and atmospheric, water resource, and archeological values; that, where appropriate, will preserve and protect certain public lands in their natural condition; that will provide food and habitat for fish and wildlife and domestic animals; and that will provide for outdoor recreation and human occupancy and use...
Page 118 - If there are any questions, I would be glad to answer them. [The prepared statement of Mr.