Feds Move Oil Shale to Front Burner
February 2006 by Associated PressA recent hearing on federal plans to unlock oil shale reserves in the Intermountain West was packed by small-time speculators, some of whom questioned whether today’s technology would let them squeeze oil out of rock profitably.
• ANWR through Senate
• Several proposed bills up for comment
• Okay, there is one good bill
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.
The Tombstone Mining District of Arizona was not a major producer of silver in comparison with some districts in other states, but it has had a long and colorful history.
We continue to seek out a patented mining property with an owner who is willing to host such an event with a water supply and enough remaining gold to make it worthwhile for the students.
My long and tedious trip started July 9, 2005, from Bradley International Airport in Connecticut on a flight to Atlanta. I changed planes and continued on to Anchorage, Alaska.
The Bawl Mill • January Issues Delayed For Weeks As USPS Searches Their Facility • The Rocks That Burn: Is Oil Shale the Answer?—Part I • Basic Geology for the Independent Miner—Part II Recognizing and Understanding Rock Formations (Petrology) • The Circle Goldfields • New Montana Board Moves to Halt Mining • Newmont Looks to Ghana • PLP President Intervenes on Behalf of Dredgers • Samuel Franklin Hunt Nevada’s “Rio Tinto” • Melman on Gold & Silver • Mining Stock Quotes and Mineral & Metal Prices