BLM 3809 Final Rule Implications
March 2001 by Scott HarnMany readers of ICMJ have asked for more information regarding the BLM’s 3809 regulation changes that were pushed through just prior to the departure of the Clinton Administration.
The remote desert of southwestern Arizona was an attraction only because of the gold and other minerals that were found there. Certainly the weather was not a draw! The early mining days were tough—the mines were a long way from supplies, and hostile Indians made travel in the area extremely dangerous.
Frank Taylor’s family has been mining in the same area of the Yukon Territory since 1935. He’s been working his current placer operation on Duncan Creek near Mayo since 1975.
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- Solutions to anti-mining efforts
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The technology used in these devices has advanced greatly in the last century. Many different types of physical effects are used to measure these magnetic fields and we will briefly look at some of these.
The high-tech industries are making use of a number of so-called “minor” metals, many of which are obtained as byproducts of copper, lead, or zinc mining. Some of the minor metals have properties that are ideal for certain applications and, in some cases, advancements in technology are being held back because of a shortage of the metals.
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