Guest Editorial: U.S. Government—Like Nobody's Business
December 1999 by Guest Writerby William Perry Pendley, President & Chief legal Officer
Mountain States legal Foundation
Somehow the Bureau of Land Management seems to have forgotten that they work for the people.
Polymetallic skarn deposits are an interesting class of deposits that can contain a number of different types of metals.
Geologic processes can either concentrate or disperse gold and other elements from adjacent rocks. It is the results of the concentration processes that the prospector is most interested in.
By the end of the day Sunday there were a lot of tired panners! By then they could have panned more than 14 times to make it to the end. This was not a picnic!
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.
Steve got his first nugget within minutes of turning on his metal detector. It only took me about an hour to find my first piece.
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