Fraser Institute Ranks Best Regions for Mining Investment
March 2004 by Associated PressAttractive geology does not guarantee mining investment if a region’s policies are bad, say mining executives surveyed in the seventh Annual Survey of Mining Companies released by The Fraser Institute.
Since 1993, US reliance on imports of raw and processed materials of mineral origin has increased more than seven fold.
PLP cannot understate the importance of this legal decision in our present battles with the political powers of the California swamp.
A two-pronged approach is necessary to restore suction dredging; federal preemption needs to be established as addressed above via petition; and clarification from the EPA is needed to establish that no Section 402 permit is necessary when there is no “addition” of a pollutant.
...day one was like watching the Gold Rush television show. He furiously worked the nozzle in an up and down fashion that resembled Jack Hoffman sitting on a backhoe.
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• Do you recognize the face on that milk carton?
• The debate over hockey
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How can it make sense to pass legislation to increase the spending power of the citizenry in order to stimulate economic activity and, at the same time, enact a series of new taxes that will diminish spending power?
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