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.
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Pumps can be set up quite a distance away horizontally from the sluice, even hundreds of feet. It will work so long as there is sufficient water at the source where the pump is located. Vertical distance is more of a problem than horizontal distance; 30 to 40 feet is the maximum vertical climb for most pumps.
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