Colorado Court Rules on Cyanide Ban
May 2007 by Associated PressThe Colorado state Court of Appeals ruled that counties have the authority to ban the use of cyanide in gold mining.
Gold Detecting Strategies for Hydraulic Mines and Debris Flows
The old timers typically washed these areas down to bedrock, and some areas appear terraced. I would imagine this is because these hydraulic mines were generally where the miners found old Tertiary river channels on the sides of mountains that were gold-bearing.
Miners Welcome Comments by Alaska Official
The head of Alaska’s Department of Environmental Conservation angered environmentalists by saying more than enough acres are being managed for conservation and land set-asides aren’t necessary for environmental protection.
Gold Prospecting for Better or Worse: Doomed from the Start
The dredge and our gear, with us clinging on to the sides, bounced along until it got hung up on a large boulder in the middle of the river.
California Water Board Tries to Restrict Dredging
She explained that she didn’t like the numbers that the computer model gave her for this section of river, so she “adjusted the numbers by hand” to more accurately reflect what she thought they should be.
Legislation Would Require Palladium Coin
Pending legislation requiring the government to mint a $20 coin with palladium mined domestically would put Montana front and center.
Gold Prospecting for Better or Worse: The Pains of Prospecting
We started off excited and enthusiastic as we began hiking up the river, daydreaming about finding big gold.
Melman on Gold & Silver
What a month! It seemed as if one headline after another dwelled on one, and only one subject, that of the environmentalists’ concern over “global warming.” Politicians changed directions, mass demonstrations were held, Al Gore moved to the top of the media hit parade, and lawmakers were warming up to the task of revolutionizing our lives with torrents of new laws, regulations and policies.
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