DEF Has Another Successful Year
September 2002 by Scott HarnA relaxing trip was long overdue. The deadlines associated with assembling a magazine each month tend to wear on you after awhile. I needed a break. Several organizers of Dredge Earth First were...
• Show of support needed for anti-EPA bills
• Arizona mining data now online
• California suction dredge hearings
• Update on Forest Service abuse in Washington
Old mine workings and tailing piles can represent opportunities on many levels, from the chance to simply find a nugget on up to the commercial reworking of the old tailings for profit.
• Changes to wetlands
• 43 CFR 3809
• Scaled-back version of CARA passes in the dead of night
• Sierra Nevada Framework
Narrowing down a closure date will allow you to check the commodity price during that time and possibly confirm that a low price, rather than a lack of ore, was the driving force that closed the operation.
After years of negotiations between environmentalists and industry groups, observers say efforts to reform the 1872 Mining Law may finally pick up steam in Congress.
The Bawl Mill • What's In A Name? • Our Readers Say • BLM Swindles War Hero Out of Gold Mine • Paleoplacers in the Black Hills • The River Runs Through It • Fellow Miner, Left for Dead, Needs Our Help • PGMs in California • Picks & Pans: The Professional Nuggetshooter • Company Notes • Gold in the First Pan • Looking Back • Cedros Island, Mexico • The Eagle and High Peak Mines of Julian, California • Melman on Gold & Silver • Mining Stock Quotes and Mineral & Metal Prices