1872 Mining Law
43 CFR Part 3800 FINAL BLM RULES
NAS study supports suspension of the new 3809 rules
SURFACE MINING AND RECLAMATION ACT OF 1975
PRINCIPLES FOR ADDRESSING IDLE MINING OPERATIONS
Hardrock Mining on Federal Lands by National Research Council
BLM To Retain Financial Guarantee Rule for Hardrock Mining
Appeals Court upholds 1872 Mining Law
US vs Smith - Prohibits penalty for failure to file a Plan of Operation
US Code: Title 30 - Mineral Lands and Mining
43 CFR 3600 - MINERAL MATERIALS DISPOSAL
43 CFR 3060 - Mineral Reports -- Preparation and Review
43 CFR 3800 - MINING CLAIMS UNDER THE GENERAL MINING LAWS
43 CFR 3809 - Revision of Surface Management Regulations -  3/20/97 
43 CFR 3830 - LOCATION OF MINING CLAIMS
43 CFR 3860 - MINERAL PATENT APPLICATIONS
43 CFR 3870 - ADVERSE CLAIMS, PROTESTS, CONTESTS, AND APPEALS
USFS Plan of Operations Form
Anatomy of a mine: USFS General Technical Report INT-35
California notification of lake or streambed alteration: Form
California notification of lake or streambed alteration: Notification Requirements
California notification of lake or streambed alteration: Instructions
California notification of lake or streambed alteration: Processing Your Notification
California notification of lake or streambed alteration: Fees