January Issues Delayed For Weeks As USPS Searches Their Facility
February 2006 by Scott Harn“Neither rain nor sleet nor snow...” How does that saying go?
Legislative and Regulatory Update
• Roadless Rule
• Eastern Oregon miners forced out of water
• Colorado city pushes for more regulations
• Kensington project moves forward
Nevada Regulators Reach Agreement With Queenstake Resources
Environmental regulators ordered Jerritt Canyon Mine near the Nevada-Idaho line closed on May 30 for failure to install equipment to control mercury air emissions. Yukon-Nevada blamed the failure on needed parts that didn’t arrive in time.
The Bawl Mill
• Tropical island tax havens for big business...
• Who is guarding the loot?
• US Forest "Self" Service
Pombo Bill to Provide Some Relief for Miners
House Resources Committee Chairman Richard Pombo is no stranger to controversy. As we highlighted in our November 2005 issue, he recently pushed through a bill to reform the Endangered Species Act, providing much needed improvements.
Melman on Gold & Silver
After six years of primarily sideways action, gold broke decisively to the upside by breaking above strong resistance between $1,350 and $1,400 by soaring to near $1,450 before correcting moderately.
The Hunt for Remote Canyon Gold
A large, 8-pennyweight piece popped out of a very small crevice where the water had been extremely swift in the winter, leaving no visible gravel.
The Bawl Mill
- Taking (apart) the (solar) road less traveled...
- Fill'er up
The Bawl Mill • The Rocks That Burn: Is Oil Shale the Answer?—Part I • Feds Move Oil Shale to Front Burner • Basic Geology for the Independent Miner—Part II Recognizing and Understanding Rock Formations (Petrology) • The Circle Goldfields • New Montana Board Moves to Halt Mining • Newmont Looks to Ghana • PLP President Intervenes on Behalf of Dredgers • Samuel Franklin Hunt Nevada’s “Rio Tinto” • Melman on Gold & Silver • Mining Stock Quotes and Mineral & Metal Prices