I find myself incredibly surprised by the lack of reaction by GPAA to the Consolidated Dredging Cases hearing on May 1st at the San Bernadito district court. I would think GPAA would want to keep reaction and news of this at the forefront. More dredgers = more miners = more GPAA members.
Anyway, here's a link to ICMJ's post on this recent hearing. Looks like it went well, and I've also heard that the judge called for a settlement conference that very same afternoon: