High Court to Rule on Kensington Tailings
February 2009 by Matthew DalyA case before the Supreme Court could set a precedent for how mining waste is disposed of in streams, rivers, lakes and even wetlands.
Logging on federal land plummeted—over 84% since the 1980s. And that management tool was replaced with—nothing.
• Feeding at the government trough
• Environmental group tops the US domestic terroritst list
• Some towns will do anything for tourism...
Besides the EPA issue, our major priority is to work on the proposed amendment to the National Strategic and Critical Minerals Production Act (S 145), a bill proposed in the Senate by US Senator Dean Heller (R-Nevada).
This assay system of ounces per ton sounds simple enough, but the use of the metric system and the additional measuring terms of “grams per ton” and “parts per million” (ppm) has created some misunderstanding of ore value.
Q: Does gold get stuck in the crucible?
The latest Mining Cost Service (MCS) Cost indexes, released on February 26 by Western Mine Engineering, Inc., display a hint of a silver lining in the cloud hanging over the U.S. Mining Industry.
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