Michigan DEQ Approves Upper Peninsula Mine
January 2008 by John FlesherThe Michigan Department of Environmental Quality approved permits allowing Kennecott Minerals, a subsidiary of Rio Tinto, to operate a nickel and copper mine in the Upper Peninsula.
Portable, hand-operated, bellows drywashers have been used for over a hundred years to recover gold in the deserts of Arizona, New Mexico, California and Nevada. Drywashers were considered a last resort over...
- Those “dog-gone” fraud charges
- Fake news
Where can you find 80-degree weather, 76-degree water, 30-50 foot visibility, all the seafood you can eat, beautiful friendly people—and placer gold?!
• Dollars and (non) sense
• Speaking of overspending
• A hare-raising solution
• No longer in the majority
• Feeling a little vulnerable
• NRX Global Corp.
• Pan American Silver
Work has begun on several buildings at the site of a proposed copper and silver mine that if approved would tunnel beneath Montana’s Cabinet Mountains Wilderness.
...the federal agency is intrigued by a plan that might result in cleaning up the area without cost to taxpayers.
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