Dry Lakes in Nevada
October 1999 by Edgar B. Heylmun, PhDDesert dry lakes are the final resting place for many of the metals and compounds found within their drainage basins. Some, like Humboldt and Carson Sinks, have enormous drainage basins which include may highly-mineralized districts.
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) in Washington D.C. is reviewing a land swap with a private company because the bureau allowed an employee of the company to arrange the deal.
Q: Is there a special name for this silver and copper alloy?
A group called Michigan Save Our Water Committee is seeking a Michigan ballot measure that would prohibit some types of mining and restrict others.
• I-147 will be on the ballot
• Consolidation granted
• More rivers off-limits to mining
• Valley fills decision appealed
• Forest Service cites dredgers
• Time extended for roadless comments
• Newmont water permit voided
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.
Public Lands for the People is working on a Miner's Bill of Rights with the support of several members of Congress.
I have a highbanker, and I am considering adding a suction piece to make it a combo.
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