[meteorite-list] New BLM Rules
From: cdtucson at cox.net <cdtucson_at_meteoritecentral.com>
Date: Fri, 21 Sep 2012 0:25:49 -0400
Jeff, I would say that given your position and all you've done for us, we are in very good hands. A huge THANK YOU for all you do.
-- Cheers ---- Jeff Grossman <jngrossman at gmail.com> wrote: > All, > > For those of you who don't know, I contribute to this list as a private > citizen, but I work at NASA headquarters, with duties that extend to > oversight of curation and research programs. I will be reading all > posts on the list pertaining to this issue. > > Jeff > > On 9/20/2012 6:37 PM, Jim Wooddell wrote: > > I have been in communications with the BLM on and off all day. Art, > > thank for the HTML reminder as I have been trying to post all day and > > thought I had this set correctly! > > > > Here is the first response: > > > > Dear Mr. Wooddell: The application fee is dependent on the time it > > takes for BLM to process the project proposal in the application. This > > would be determined by the field office manager after the application > > is submitted and reviewed. These fees would be estimated for you prior > > to the processing of the application, and would include monitoring > > fees as well. The permit application/ permit is 2920-1 attached; fees > > would be on page 2 when a permit is issued. Some examples of what the > > fees would be can be found on the following web site and one example > > is attached. http://www.blm.gov/wo/st/en/prog/more/lands.html You > > mentioned a ?nation-wide? permit in your email. BLM issues permits on > > a local level, and at maximum could be on a state-wide level, for > > lands that we administer in the Western States. Thank you,Lucia Kuizon > > --- > > > > I am not going to post their second response but they are now aware of > > some issues that may or may not change the wording. > > > > I feel it is imperative for NASA to reach out and support hunters on > > this issue in regards to the need to hunt fresh falls immediately, > > without delay of some permit process. While they are claiming media > > sparked this, most of us knew it was coming, just did not know when or > > how the wording would be. > > > > The current fee structure is twofold. 1. The application / permit. > > 2. The monitoring fee. Currently the fees will range from ~$100 to > > ~$1100 for commercial hunters....those seeking profit. This is based > > on their current cost recovery methods. I have both the application > > and the fee schedule as example based on the above response. If > > anyone wants them shoot me a private email. > > > > The big issue for hunters is that this will be based on a regional > > level where each district supervisor may or may not have special > > conditions, etc. Bottom line is that it will be required to have > > permits in different hunting areas and could greatly increase overhead > > for professional hunters. If hunters have to wait for a permit > > process during a meteor event that produces meteorites, I feel science > > looses. > > > > Regards, > > > > Jim > > > > ______________________________________________ > > Visit the Archives at http://www.meteoritecentral.com/mailing-list-archives.html > Meteorite-list mailing list > Meteorite-list at meteoritecentral.com > http://six.pairlist.net/mailman/listinfo/meteorite-listReceived on Fri 21 Sep 2012 12:25:49 AM PDT