Copper Mine Opening in Utah
April 2006 by Associated PressA second copper mine is opening in Utah with prices for the metal at their highest in a decade.
The Valley of Fires lava flow outside Carrizozo is older than previously thought. In geologic terms, the central New Mexico volcanic feature is still a youngster at 5,000 years old. But that's considerably older than the 1,000-year-old tag scientists once placed on it...
Much of the world’s supply of beryllium is mined by Brush-Wellman, Inc., at Spor Mountain, Utah. The district is in a harsh desert environment which receives only 6 inches of precipitation a year, barely enough to support scrubby desert growth.
If you do not have the time to read the entire document, I would suggest starting with the Executive Summary that begins on page 80.
An environmental group has staked a claim to mine 20 acres of land next to a posh subdivision near Hayden Lake, Idaho, to illustrate how antiquated the nation’s mining laws have become.
• Polar bear listed
• Forest Service trying to close off access
“We feel that we can clean up an area that has been abandoned after 100 years of mining,” Lyon said.
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