Judge Denies Request To Delay Michigan Mine
October 2011 by John FlesherManderfield’s ruling opens the way for Kennecott Eagle to begin blasting. The company has declined to say when it will start. A spokeswoman said drilling would begin “in the coming weeks".
We have learned over the years, of course, that “previous development,” “roadless,” and “local support,” are in the mind of the beholder.
Bottom line for you fellow miners: file your claims now in these areas or risk being forever locked out!
Gold and jade are actually only minor mineral resources for the Northwestern Alaska region as a whole. Modern prospecting has focused more on base metal than precious metal resources.
• Salazar pushes wilderness
• California Governor signs AB 120
Landowners complained that mineral mining on or near their property could damage property values while leaving them without a cut of potential profits.
Another California Assembly member, Jared Huffman, is attempting to ban dredging in the state on a more permanent basis.
- Proposed budget for EPA
- California SB 1222
- 640 million acres and counting
- Gold and silver bullion
The Bawl Mill • Legislative And Regulatory Update • Ask The Experts—Separating platinum from sands using bubbles • Ask The Experts—Extraction of micro gold from black sands • Ask The Experts—Difference between a Geiger counter and scintillator • Then and Now: Is Gold Really Money? • Gold, Quartz & Chalcedony—Part I • Prospecting Australia—Part I • Oregon Dredge Permit Litigation Update • Gold From Black Sand Tailings • The Fine Art of Panning Heavy Sands • California State Gold Panning Championships • The Golden Days of Julian, California • An Expensive Lesson • Melman on Gold & Silver