Defend Rural America Fights For Miners

On March 21st, 2013, Kirk McKenzie of Defend Rural America, an organization mostly known for protecting the property and water rights of Northern California ranchers, stepped up to the plate to help defend the rights of miners.

Responding to calls by internationally funded environmental groups and the California State Water Board to ban suction mining forever, DRA launched an 11 page letter to the California Department of Fish and Wildlife, calling the Water Board's position "malicious" and noting that it flies in the face of law and recent Supreme Court decisions.

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