CMA Conference Summary
July 2001 by Scott HarnI recently attended two out of three days of the California Mining Association’s Annual Conference in Monterey, California, and found it well worth my time.
This article is intended to try to help someone who is breaking into gold detecting and using a pulse induction (PI) detector.
"This is just the tip of the iceberg," Hill said. "It's going to take 200 years to dig it all out."
• San Bernardino National Forest Closure
• Interior secretary wants reforms to 1872 Mining Law
• Nevada drops lawsuit over mining regulations
• Environmental extremists sue over mine operation
It was dredging season, 1997, after the catastrophic flood had hit us in January—a flood that took out bridges, roadways, undermined the railroad tracks in several places, and isolated us in the town of Quincy, California, for a week. The fog was so thick that planes couldn’t even land at the airport.
California Wilderness Coalition and The Nature Conservancy Recruit Government Employees to Carry Out Huge Land Grab
US Geological Survey, US Forest Service, Bureau of Land Management, and California State Employees Attend Environmental Extremist Conference.
• Roadless Rule back in play
• Action needed on SB 670
• Abbey recommended to head BLM
• Capped and jobless
• S 787
• SB 796 & HR 699
Suction gold dredging at Real Del Castillo, a remote and seldom visited old gold mining camp less than fifty miles north and east of Ensenada, Mexico.
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