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I don`t own a claim and don`t understand how these situations reach  the level that they do. Is it ignorance on the part of the miner or does the fault lie with inept forest service people out stepping their jurisdiction. Is there any recourse or review within the forest service itself to prevent these problems before money is needlessly spent? Seem both parties should be working together, not against each other.

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Klunker, nice, I love stories like this with a happy ending. Every time I'm out exploring and run across a new area with trees piled across yet another road or trail closed...well, it's just not a healthy thing for my already mild hypertension. Thank you

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If I run into a problem....any problem...I'm calling you first...just saying

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Klunker,

Thank you.

Your knowledge of regulations, requirements, bureaucracy and perhaps the supervisor has won the miner the day. 

It seems that the desire of the employee to enforce their view would not be supported at the supervisor level so that supervisor took the proper action and told the miner a different way to be in compliance.

Knowledge Trumps regulator's desire.

Mitchel

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