Groups Wonder Meaning of Call for More Wilderness
July 1999 by Associated PressU.S. Forest Service Chief Michael Dombeck says there ought to be more wilderness—a comment that raised some concerns.
Gov. Bill Owens announced to members of the mining industry that he would consider a proposal that provides significant tax reductions for mining companies.
Q: Can you tell me if this deposit is worth working? It is a quartz vein and I had it analyzed for gold, copper, rare earths and other metals.
Mining has been a mainstay of the Durango economy for generations. It was mining, beginning with the discovery of what later became the Avino Mine in the sixteenth century by Juan de Tolosa of the Spanish Army, which formed the basis...
Heclas’s underground Lucky Friday Mine in Idaho is scheduled to reopen following a series of accidents, which included the death of two miners.
• Idaho maintains control
• Enough wilderness already
• Restraining the EPA
• Republicans on the attack
• DOI requests hard rock royalty
• New Forest Service plans
• Bill supporting small miners
• New mercury emission regs
• Latest info on California suction dredging
There are two separate issues threatening suction dredging in California.
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