Mining and Mining Claims

ORS 517.123
Legislative findings

The Legislative Assembly finds that prospecting, small scale mining and recreational mining:


Are important parts of the heritage of the State of Oregon; and


Provide economic benefits to the state and local communities. [1999 c.354 §2; 2013 c.783 §10]
Note: See note under 517.120 (Definitions for ORS 517.120 to 517.133).
Chapter 517

Atty. Gen. Opinions

Power of Department of Environmental Quality to regulate mining activities and recovery of oil and geothermal activities, (1972) Vol 35, p 1100

Law Review Citations

4 EL 370 (1974)


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