February 2009 by StaffExcerpts from California Mining Journal, our original title, published 50 years ago this month.
• Small miners can join bonding pool in Alaska
• Comments needed for diesel particulate matter proposed rule
• Administration asks Supreme Court to review wilderness ruling
• Bush selects Utah Governor as next EPA chief
• Polar bear listed
• Forest Service trying to close off access
The first requirement is permission from a land owner. This can be tricky and it’s always a bit nerve-racking to approach a stranger cold with such a request.
Here we examine where and why placers are found in glaciated landscapes from the Ice Ages.
• Flattening Syria like a pancake
• "Did I say that out loud?"
• Flower arrangers wilting in Louisiana
• Be careful what you wish for...
The Purple Heart license plates on Oliver Gregerson’s car inspire respect from everyone, except employees of the federal government. Oliver Gregerson says he has indisputable videotape evidence that the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) is guilty of criminal conspiracy and fraud, and he is taking them to federal court to prove it.
• From public representative to public nuisance
• Don’t call us; we’ll call you...
• A look at the numbers...
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