Legislative and Regulatory Update
June 2010 by Scott Harn• Congress plays dirty with the Clean Water Act
• Quick action brings reward
• Proposed monuments
“Metal detecting is not a social function.” So said a good friend of mine. And it’s true. But that’s not to say the benefits of having a prospecting partner don’t outweigh those of being alone.
We are happy to report that the current administration has issued a directive to the Forest Service and BLM to address this concern…
- Reminder: Annual claim fees due September 1, 2017
- Update on California suction gold dredging
The Bunker Hill Mine is doing its part to help tsunami victims by sending crates of bandages impregnated with silver to Indonesia.
We spent more time that first day moving rocks than we did sending material over the sluices. Even so, our cleanup was quite respectable for having only moved down to a depth of a couple feet.
• Karuk Tribe at it again
• Republicans drop mining provision from budget bill
• Idaho miners agree to stricter bonding requirements
• Comments needed for Oregon turbidity review
The Bawl Mill • Sluicing at Rocky Bar, Idaho • Nine Pound Nugget Found In Northern California! • How Much Gold Is In My Gold-Quartz Specimen? • Glaciers and Placer Gold Deposits • Ask The Experts: Can you help me identify these items? • Getting The Most Value From Your Gold-Quartz Specimens • Highbanking and the House Rock • Fix or Replace, Depreciate or Write-Off • Melman on Gold & Silver • Mining Stock Quotes & Mineral and Metal Prices