June 2001 by Scott HarnSince we first reported on this story in January 2001, the Gold Anti-Trust Action Committee has been active with their investigation of possible gold price manipulation by the US government, large bullion banks, and the Bank of International Settlements (BIS).
In twin blows to environmentalists, a Senate panel decided June 22nd to cut a high-profile proposal by President Clinton for buying park land and to limit an effort to restrict waste dumping at some hard-rock mines.
It was dredging season, 1997, after the catastrophic flood had hit us in January—a flood that took out bridges, roadways, undermined the railroad tracks in several places, and isolated us in the town of Quincy, California, for a week. The fog was so thick that planes couldn’t even land at the airport.
For the fourth straight year, the state's mining industry broke the billion-dollar mark in revenue, according to a state report.
Please note that new mining claims filed on or after September 1, 2019, will be subject to the new fee schedule.
Prospectors typically stumble upon diamonds while searching for other minerals.
How would you like it if you could make the actual rules and regulations governing your own business? A dream, right? Well, the existing Federal Mining Law gives a claimholder this ability in the context of organized Mining Districts.
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