Cedros Island, Mexico
September 2002 by Edgar B. Heylmun, PhDCedros Island, 134 square miles in area, lies in the Pacific Ocean, 14 miles off the west coast of Baja California. It is 265 miles south of Ensenada and 340 miles south of San Diego. It is one of the few Mexican islands that is inhabited, with the fishing village of Puerto Cedros having a population of 400.
Gold nuggets come in all forms, but I never expected that dinosaur nuggets would too, and at a decent price.
I have a slight mental disorder. It causes frequent lapses in common sense, good judgment and bouts of high fever—gold fever.
• The 1872 Mining Law
• Roadless decision due soon
• MSHA Review Commission
• Sage grouse decision due soon
Federal and state regulatory agencies often cite mercury and methyl mercury in our waterways as a major factor for further restrictions on placer mining, and on suction gold dredge mining, in particular. However, these regulatory agencies are minimizing selenium and its neutralizing effects.
• SREP appeals
• No decision yet in Karuk case
• Right to Access bill
Robert Sanregret—Attorney at Law
Western Mining Council
National Association of Mining Districts
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