Legislative and Regulatory Update
October 2009 by Scott Harn• Interior considers huge withdrawal in Arizona
• Travel Management Plans
• Roadless Rule has nine lives
There are many prospects within the known mineralized area and along the margins of the mineralized area that should be examined for gold and silver.
The most important question, of course, is when these deteriorating fundamentals (positive for the precious metals) will overcome the lengthy deterioration in the long-term trading charts for gold and silver and their associated mining shares.
Crowds may be great for football games or the Fourth of July, but not for prospecting. So, this summer, while thousands of gold seekers were heading to the coast of Alaska, I headed to a remote part of the Interior.
If the goal of the September 11 terrorists was to inflict maximum damage on the American psyche as well as American economy, they could hardly have picked a better target than the twin towers of the World Trade Center (WTC).
There are numerous old mercury (quicksilver) mines in the central Coast Ranges of California, from San Benito County on the south to Lake County on the north, a distance of 225 miles.
Watching a computer screen, Pat Drummond monitors a complex system of pipelines and vats that produce 55-gallon drums of uranium, weighing 600 to 1,000 pounds each, ready to be shipped to nuclear power plants across the globe.
The Bawl Mill • PLP Files Lawsuit to Lift Ban on Suction Dredging • Bigger Is Not Always Better • Gold in the Rattlesnake Hills • The Tonopah Gold and Silver District • Possible Discovery Sparks New Klondike Gold Rush • Oregon Miner Challenges Forest Service’s Authority to Regulate Mining • Dredging Alternative: High Banking • The Fence • California State Gold Panning Championships • Mining Stock Quotes and Mineral & Metal Prices
Melman on Gold & Silver