Environmentalists Target Pebble Mine
February 2007 by Scott HarnEnvironmentalists are attempting to turn the jewelry industry against Alaska’s Pebble Mine before the project even gets fully under way.
Q: I’m a fairly new dredger. I was told that the black sands contain fine gold that is tough to see and recover, so I have been saving the black sands when I do my clean up. What method should I use to get the gold out?
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