Mining Law—A Short History
May 1999 by Jonathan DuHamelThe General Mining Law of 1872 is not antiquated, but its roots are ancient, stemming from Greek and Roman law, and continued in English and Spanish law. The recorded laws and practices of mining extend back nearly 3000 years.
Rescue workers were searching a rugged Arizona wilderness area in triple-digit temperatures for three Utah men who went missing on July 11, while looking for the legendary Lost Dutchman Gold Mine.
Mining “giant” John A. Miscovich died August 22, 2014, at the age of 96. He was the well-known inventor of the “Intelligiant” water cannon.
Is it environmental concern that's driving mining out of the United States or rather politics on the grandest scale?
Environmental groups last year urged Montana regulators to impose the bad actor designation, and now are seeking to intervene in the case.
• EPA doesn’t “pay” by the rules
• 554 million off-limits
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