Forest Occupancy Decision Stands—US Forest Service Withdraws Appeal
January 2004 by StaffIn the July 2003 issue we reported on the case of Public Lands for the People (PLP) members Ron Lex and Ken Waggener (“PLP Members Win Occupancy Case—Appeals Continue”). The two miners were cited for occupying their...
Volumes have been written on the subject of mining in Mexico ever since the first Spanish conquistadors undertook to strip bare the newfound land in the 6th century. Gold and silver, which attracted Cortez and the Spanish Inquisition, was there for the taking, and the fabulously rich mines of Guanajuanto, San Miguel de Allende, Zacatecas, Real del Monte, San Luis Potosi, Durango and Taxco, among others, became famous throughout the New World and Europe.
• Original Sixteen to One cleared
• Another court case settled
While most precious metals observers tend to pay more attention to action in the gold market as opposed to silver, there are times when the white metal can give us particularly sharp price targets going forward.
In May 2017, the district participated in a meeting with representatives from several state and federal agencies where they educated agency officials about the authority of Mining Districts, Mining Law and miner’s rights.
After cleaning the bedrock I figured it was time for a little peak at the upper mat. We lifted the black rubber flap up and there was gold everywhere.
A state House committee supported legislation sponsored by Rep. Dick Harwood that would allow state mining leases for tailings and dumps, which Idaho law currently prohibits.
Who would have thought it possible? According to a New York Times editorial in late January, they predict that the terrorist attack on September 11 will not be remembered by historians as the most significant event of the last half of 2001. Their new choice is the collapse of corporate giant Enron—and they just may be right.
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