Melman on Gold & Silver
February 2002 by Leonard MelmanWhatever else one will be able to say in later months about the year 2002, we can already state that there is no shortage of interesting and important news developments.
Toward the end of this summer, we expect another Federal Register notice will be published that deals with Forest Service mining regulations.
I want to stress that this is just the first step to fixing many of the regulatory issues we identified in discussions with the current administration. There will be plenty more to come.
• Science fiction?
• It was just environmentally friendly landscaping...
• A very generous pension plan
The year was 1956. The place was a silver mine in Silverado Canyon, California. To familiarize you with the area, Silverado Canyon is located in Southern California near El Toro Marine Base, which is located near Majeska Peak.
Then I came to a section of recently exposed gravel that looked unworked. Water seeped out all around, making the ground beneath a sea of slick mud.
- Imitation is the sincerest form of...theft
- SF hands out more needles than report cards
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