Legislative and Regulatory Update
May 2010 by Scott Harn• DOI backs mill sites
• Arizona goes to bat for miners
• Battles continue in California
• Climate change legislation
Q: I am in the process of filing an appeal with my lawyer, but am seeking more “expert” advice in the arenas of “mining claims” and BLM jurisdiction.
…for a change, it is time to turn away from the Trump-Mueller frenzy and concentrate once again on some of the other sources of information which can present us with valuable information related to our precious metals.
What a month! One day we were keeping our eyes on the turbulent, hurricane-filled skies over Florida as the seemingly endless array of powerful storms continued on, then we were watching the televised Presidential debates, and all the while we were being inundated with a relentless barrage of stories regarding crude oil, gasoline and heating oil as their prices roared ahead with a vengeance...
Russian treasures of gold and jewels, which survived centuries of upheaval and even the Bolshevik Revolution, will make their home in the United States for the next 10 months.
• A jury of your peers...
• Jesus a vegetarian?...
• He was no Santa Claus...
• A thief with a conscience...
A proposal to toughen mine regulation in Montana was tabled by a state board while a block away, Governor Brian Schweitzer met with mining executives to get their comments on the rule and hear about the mining industry.
This explains the large difference in particle sizes between placers and hydrothermal lode deposits, but also means that while the mining may be similar in some cases, the sampling and recovery techniques are usually quite different.
The Bawl Mill • Ask The Experts: How to handle gold in cyanide; how to sample a platinum deposit • Prospecting for Hardrock Gold - "Eureka!" (Part III) • Gold Prospecting in Maine - Part II • American Manganese • Detecting for Gold in Australia • Investors Take a Shine to Platinum, Palladium • Melman on Gold & Silver • Mining Stock Quotes & Mineral and Metal Prices