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The Mining Law: A Study in Perpetual Motion / Edition 1

The Mining Law: A Study in Perpetual Motion / Edition 1

by John D. Leshy
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ISBN-13: 9781138951853
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 08/18/2015
Series: Routledge Revivals Series
Pages: 544
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 1.19(d)

Table of Contents

Table of Contents
1. Introduction
2. Origins
3. The Mining Law: An Overview
4. Free Access: A History of Its Decline
5. Success, Abuse, and Difficulty: The Up and Down Sides of Free Access in Operation
6. Of Anachronisms, Ambiguities, and Frustration: The Mining Law's Ingenious Machinery in Operation
7. Evolution of the Law of Discovery
8. The Law of Discovery Today: Policy and Applications
9. The Problem of Scale: Multiple Claims and the Mining Law
10. Regulating Mining Law Activities to Protect the Environment
11. The Special Problem of Wilderness
12. The Split Estate: Federal Minerals under Privately Owned Surface
13. Administering the Mining Law: The Role of the Executive and the Courts
14. Reforming the Mining Law: A Brief History
15. Can Two Million Potential Property Interests on the Federal Lands Be Wrong?
16. The Leasing Alternative---and Strategic Minerals
17. The Mining Law Today: Prospects for Change
Appendix A: The Mining Law Excerpted
Appendix B: Outline of Typical Miners' Rules

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