BLM Wants to Withdraw South Pass Public Land
December 1999 by Associated PressThe Bureau of Land Management is proposing to close off nearly 5,000 acres of public land on South Pass for the next two years while a plan is developed for designating portions of Sweetwater River as wild and scenic.
I had two of the guys go down into the creek and each one picked out a small island of bedrock. I had them detect their piece of bedrock and then gave a critique to all on how they did.
The Washington Department of Natural Resources appeared at a recent dredge rally near Oroville to announce the closure of all state-owned aquatic lands to prospecting.
• Nevada proposal to cap tax deductions for mining businesses stalls
• NEPA gets a much needed update
• Army Corps to release review of Pebble Mine
One of the partners in a massive and contentious proposed gold and copper mine in Alaska is pulling out, raising questions about the future of the project.
The University of Nevada, Reno Mackay School of Earth Sciences and Engineering, Department of Mining Engineering has begun offering online courses for miners.
Federal agents seized two tons of copper coins featuring Republican presidential candidate Ron Paul and 500 pounds of silver during a raid on the headquarters of a group seeking to dissolve the Federal Reserve.
The Bawl Mill • Over the Divide • Our Readers Say • Desert Phone Trashed • ICMJ Elected Prospecting Magazine of 1999 • Advertising Manager Leaving ICMJ • Guest Editorial—California "Special" Dredge Permits in Jeopardy • The Search Continues • Guest Editorial: U.S. Government—Like Nobody's Business • Circulation and Collections Manager Leaving ICMJ • Company Notes • House Chair Requests Records on Forest Decision • Silverton Preserving Lofty Symbol of Mining Era • Hijackers Make Off With 660 Pounds of Gold • Prospecting With a Magnetometer • 1999 Tables of Content • Lighting the Way Underground 1860-1940s • Millie's Tailings • Picks & Pans: Crevicing & Sniping for Placer Gold • Looking Back • Gold in Sonora • Forest Service Boss Quits in Bull Trout Flap • Melman on Gold & Silver • European Gold Miners Seek Clarification Letter • Mining Stock Quotes and Mineral & Metal Prices • Squeezing Diamond Into Graphite