Dr. Monohan’s Presentation, Assm. Natural Resources Committee

On March 24, 2014, Dr. Carrie Monohan, Science Director at The Sierra Fund, testified on mercury in the Sierra to the Assembly Natural Resources Committee as part of a Special Hearing on Mercury and Abandoned Mine Lands.

Like It or Not: Mercury in Gold Country Fish (Editorial)

In response to several skewed opinion articles published in regional news outlets, The Sierra Fund has compiled this fully referenced piece: “Like it or Not, Mercury in Gold Country Fish.”

TSF Comments on Suction Dredge Regulations (2012)

In March, 2012, The Sierra Fund commented on new regulations by the Department of Fish and Game regarding suction dredge mining. Click here to read TSF’s comments.

TSF’s Comments on Suction Dredge Program Budget (2011)

In June 2011, The Sierra Fund, along with a variety of partners, drafted a letter to Governor Brown in a successful effort to retain budget language that pertained to suction dredge mining.

TSF Suction Dredge SEIR Comments (2011)

In May 2011, The Sierra Fund commented on a supplemental Environmental Impact Report pertaining to suction dredge mining.

Suction Dredge Compliance Report (2009)

In 2009, The Sierra Fund (TSF) staff interviewed federal land managers from the Sierra Nevada where recreational suction dredge mining for gold occurred, to learn how regulations of this sort of mining were enforced.

TSF Comments on Idaho-Maryland Mine DEIR (2009)

In January of 2009, The Sierra Fund comments on the Idaho-Maryland Mine Project Draft Environmental Impact Report, and gave recommendations to the City of Grass Valley.