Letter to the Editor
September 2000 by Guest WriterIn the August 2000 issue of the Journal, the story of the "Quartszite Area" was most informative and accurate.
There are strong opinions on both sides after the Bush administration issued a rule ending the Clinton-era Roadless Rule.
If all goes well before the BLM issues its final approval, Littleton, Colorado-based UR-Energy could start building the Lost Creek mine by early October, according to company and BLM officials.
As prospectors, we cannot just roll over and continue to ignore the shift in public land management from multiple use to national preserve.
Looking around, I could tell that this was an old hand-digging. As I walked around the perimeter of the digging I could see shovel and pick marks scratched on the clean, hard clay and bedrock.
Rick donned a pair of fiberglass shin guards that he normally wore dredging, just in case he uncovered the rattlesnake during his digging and rock moving. I wasn’t convinced they were going to provide enough protection.
Q: Conflicting advice on motorized small-scale mining equipment
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