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White Hope lawsuit ends with decision in favor of Forest Service

The lawsuit and subsequent counterclaim that pitted the U.S. Government against Lincoln-area miners in a dispute over mining regulations and property rights ended last week with a decision in favor of the U.S. Forest Service.

The Feb. 21 decision by Judge Charles Lovell ordered Intermountain Mining and Refining, LLC to remove any unauthorized locks, signs and explosives, and an unapproved 12x20...


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