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.
When doing your initial armchair research and selecting potential areas to explore, consider all the indicators, both natural and man-made.
We have an opportunity to make significant and substantial changes to provide relief for small miners with the Trump Administration and the current makeup of Congress. We realize the time to act is now, but we need your help.
There are a few questions you will need to ask yourself before you apply for a suction dredge permit from the State Water Resources Control Board.
Joe Williams needs six trips with his faithful wheelbarrow to haul his "back-pack" dredge and camping supplies down into the South Yuba River canyon at the start of each dredging season. The nearest spot to leave his vehicle lies about four miles and, during the hot summers, a canteen of water away. Still, he's been doing it for about fifteen seasons since the 1970s.
• Placer Dome
• Newmont Mining
• Homestake Mining Company
• Royal Gold Inc.
I used to hunt and fish all the time. Since discovering nugget-shooting three years ago, I haven't wet a hook or even looked at a hunting proclamation.
The Bawl Mill • Our Readers Say • Oldest Journal Contest - The Winners • The St. Louis Gold District • Mining Boom May Be In Store For Upper Michigan • Mining Gold Near Elk Creek, Oregon • East Coast Dredger Heads West - Part II • Lost Canyon • Prospecting in Tennessee • A Warning About Mercury • NovaGold Resources Receives Lifeline • Jerritt Canyon Mill May Reopen • Looking Back • Melman on Gold & Silver • Mining Stock Quotes, Mineral & Metal Prices