Miners Welcome Comments by Alaska Official
December 2003 by Associated PressThe head of Alaska’s Department of Environmental Conservation angered environmentalists by saying more than enough acres are being managed for conservation and land set-asides aren’t necessary for environmental protection.
In this article, part of an ongoing series taking a look at critical metals in our economy, we will examine the mining and use of the metal zinc.
• Idaho EPA may pare back agressive water stance
• House panel recommends changing federal mineral royalty
• Gold mining company raises funds to fight initiative
• Comment period extended
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) has increased mining claim location fees and maintenance fees in a final rule published in the Federal Register on June 29, 2009.
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Gold out of auqa regia
Many prospectors and exploration teams deliberately avoid small tracts of land for various understandable reasons. However, in hopes that I might encourage some of my fellow prospectors to think more kindly of small tracts, I’d like to...
Confluences of placer streams are well known as concentration sites for heavy minerals. The basic reason is that...
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