$50 Million Swiped in Diamond Heist
March 2013 by Associated PressEight masked gunmen forced their way through the security fence at Brussels’ international airport, drove onto the tarmac and snatched some $50 million worth of diamonds from the hold of a Swiss-bound plane without firing a shot.
The names attached to these areas came about from many sources. Many are easy to see why the name was given while others had a more contrasting note to them.
Sampling other people's stockpiles or dumps has some inherent risks that sampling undisturbed ground does not have.
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) recently conducted a multi-year study of sixty-five assay laboratories to determine the accuracy of their testing procedures. The laboratories, all located in North America, were provided with ore samples of known concentrations without benefit of identifying the source as BLM. Payment was rendered for the service provided.
• The Forest Service worker who cried “wolf”
• Out of commission
• EPA doesn’t “pay” by the rules
• 554 million off-limits
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