Fifteen and Counting
June 2012 by StaffFor the 15th consecutive year, ICMJ’s Prospecting and Mining Journal was recently honored as “Prospecting Magazine of the Year” by the Best O’ North East Treasure Hunters!
During discussions with other property rights advocates and members of the current administration, Karen Budd-Falen’s name was mentioned many times as a possible director for the Bureau of Land Management (BLM).
The box sat in a hallway and employees began using it for impromptu cricket games, no knowing what it contained.
If this past month has proved anything, it is the reversible nature of the rule that “what goes up must come down” which now also can read “what goes down must come up.”
The main problem with the current scheme is that regulatory agencies often consult with you, then disregard your concerns and do what they want anyway.
• Fried golden eagle is bad; diced is okay
• Your tax dollars at work
• EPA investigated for environmental ties
• Hundreds of miners show up to rally at Oregon State Capitol
• DOI nominee would be bad for miners
Nuggets make for the best memories and this patch was just adding to mine. In the hours of daylight I had left, I worked from that nugget to the bottom of the patch, collecting eight more nuggets.
The Bawl Mill • Our Readers Say • Iowa Hill District • Gold Deposition and Gradients of Placer Streams—Part I • Pursuing Rare Earths in Wyoming • The Mole • Prospecting for Copper Ores—Part I • Repair / Replace Tax Rule Changes • The Wisdom of Mark Twain—And Tales of Cheating the Unwary Prospector • Colorado Mining Association Appeals Roadless Ruling • Ganes Creek Hits 10 Years—Part II • Melman on Gold & Silver • Mining Stock Quotes and Mineral & Metal Prices