May 2007 by StaffExcerpts from California Mining Journal, our original title, published 50 years ago this month.
I recently attended two out of three days of the California Mining Association’s Annual Conference in Monterey, California, and found it well worth my time.
by Mella Rothwell Harmon
Nevada Department of Museums, Library and Arts
"This was Nevada"
Legislation before Congress would enable the federal government to become a net silver buyer for the first time in four decades.
While the Water Board documented the selenium levels in fish and noted they exceed the levels of mercury, they have yet to acknowledge the numerous scientific studies that show selenium effectively neutralizes the effects of mercury.
The very way it was done at the time didn’t give one much confidence in the objectivity and honesty of the BLM study.
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