Mine Woes Could Mean Higher Taxes
March 1999 by Associated PressHard times for the copper industry could cost property owners in Grant County.
• A place for mining equipment "on the cheap"?
• Idaho continues toward elimination of EPA suction dredging regulations
• EPA makes preemptive strike against Alaska mine
• Proposed Mines Act permit fees
Just recently, the miners hit another big pocket, this time with nearly 1,000 ounces of gold. Some of the rich specimens were as big as a fist and others were in the form of smaller pieces.
…2017 was just the first year with a small increase after a huge drop off in exploration activity. It may take many years of future increases to get back to where the activity was in 2012, as projected increases in exploration spending are seen to be slow and steady.
The names attached to these areas came about from many sources. Many are easy to see why the name was given while others had a more contrasting note to them.
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