43 CFR 3809 Update
December 2001 by Scott HarnOn October 30, 2001, a final rule and a proposed rule were published in the Federal Register by the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) and Department of Interior (DOI) for 43 CFR 3809. It appears that many of the letters...
I didn’t think too much of our dredge hole and we were both considering a move when we hit bedrock. There was a good quantity of flakes and fines, but no nuggets.
The Forest Service wants a two-year ban on new hard-rock mining claims on 429,000 acres of national forest land on the eastern slope of the Rocky Mountains in Montana.
• California suction gold dredging
• Water rights
• Climate change
• Two Bush rules left intact
Many gold and silver observers have been more than slightly concerned regarding the lack of any sustained rally...
The changes we are seeking will most definitely help prospectors, small operations and dredgers. If you haven’t yet read our proposals, you’ll find a link to it at the end of the online version of this article.
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