Legislative and Regulatory Update
January 2010 by Scott Harn• EPA declares carbon dioxide a threat to environment
• Suction dredging update for California
• California Fish & Game director resigns
• More Merced River restrictions
Since we first reported on this story in January 2001, the Gold Anti-Trust Action Committee has been active with their investigation of possible gold price manipulation by the US government, large bullion banks, and the Bank of International Settlements (BIS).
If anyone needed convincing that high metals prices have brought mining back into the public’s consciousness, two conventions held in Vancouver, British Columbia near the end of January 2006 should have ended any doubt.
Located about thirty miles west of Delta, Utah, just to the north of Highway 6-50, is a tall rocky crag with an apparent notch missing from the peak. This is Notch Peak.
The Keystone district includes a group of mineralized shear zones and veins that are associated with the Keystone Quartz Diorite in the Medicine Bow Mountains of southwestern Wyoming. Gold production from this district is unknown, although some estimates suggest that 7,500 to more than 12,000 ounces were produced.
The Bawl Mill • Liberal Group Begins Push to Tax Mining in Nevada • Detecting the Swiftshore Mine • Prospecting for Rare Earth Metals • Bucket Dredged Boulder Gold • The Golden Surprise • University of Nevada Offers Online Mineral Processing Class • The Business of Mining—Tradeshow Deductions • Melman on Gold & Silver • Mining Stock Quotes & Mineral and Metal Prices