Industry Urges Restraint on Mining Reforms
May 1999 by Associated PressWyoming mining interests say the federal government doesn't need tougher environmental cleanup rules governing mineral extraction from public lands.
The one he’s rolling around in his fingers is nice—5.23 carats, nearly the size of a marble, pure and white. But the diamond that Alphonse Ngoyi Kasanji is talking about is the big one—the one that got taken away.
During the initial assessment year (the year of location), the claim maintenance fee must be paid at the time the notice of location is filed with the Bureau of Land Management. Failure to pay the claim maintenance fee will void the claim.
In my years of searching for gold, there was never a greater thrill than prospecting along the Yukon.
Winters are a great time to explore the hills in the area of the Middle Camp, Oro Fino and La Cholla placers on the southern flank of the Dome Rock Mountains.
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