What a way to launch the 2018 mining season! Local help + Amendment = Amethyst mining!

https://www.icmj.com/userfiles/files/Small%20Miner%20Amendments%20to%20S145.pdf

SECTION 106: REVIEW AND REVISE EXISTING FEDERAL REGULATIONS
The Secretary of Interior shall review and revise existing federal regulations, including but
not limited to 36 C.F.R. Part 9 and 43 C.F.R. Parts 4 and 3800, to make them congruent
with this Act. The Secretary of Agriculture shall review and revise existing federal
regulations to make them congruent with this Act, including but not limited to the striking
or repeal of 36 C.F.R. Part 228. The Secretary of Labor shall review and revise existing
federal regulations to make them congruent with this Act, including but not limited to 30
C.F.R. Parts 1-199. The Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency shall
review and revise existing federal regulations to make them congruent with this Act,
including but not limited to 40 C.F.R. Parts 1-50.

Claim and mine topology

Mining engineering for AMC 406090

SECTION 103: UNIFORM FEDERAL REGULATION
(a) 43 U.S.C. § 1702 is amended as follows:
(i) New subsections (q), (r) are added:
“(q) ‘mine operator’ means any person or entity exercising rights of
or through the holder of a federal unpatented mining claim.
“(r) Generally ‘mining casual use’ means excavation and/or
processing (including motorized excavation and processing) of less than
1,000 cubic yards of material annually per claim; or surface disturbance of
less than five acres of ground; use, maintenance, or occupancy of visiblyexisting
or previously-existing roads, trails, tunnels, mill sites, refining
sites, bridges, or existing mining-related buildings; staging, use or
occupancy of portable or removable equipment; subsurface operations; or
any combination of the foregoing or similarly-limited mineral development
activities.”