House Chair Requests Records on Forest Decision
December 1999 by Associated PressHouse Resources Chairman Don Young is asking the White House and Agriculture Department for records related to President Clinton's decision to place 40 million acres of remote, federal forest land off-limits for development.
• Environmentalists are missing a golden opportunity
• Special-use authorization not needed
Nevada produces about 75% of all the gold mined in the US. This means that all the other 49 states combined only produce 25%, and this includes California, Alaska and Arizona.
You may recall seeing the Treasure Hawk Mine cleanup project featured in the August 2000 issue of ICMJ...
North Dakota, 70,704 square miles in area, is situated on the Great Plains, in the geographic center of the North American continent. It is bounded on the north by Canada.
The placer deposits of Utah occur in two distinct types of environments. These are 1) placers found adjacent to, and derived from, gold, silver and base-metal deposits; and 2) placers found in major rivers and derived from unknown, distant sources.
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