Mining Reform and Congress
February 2010 by Associated PressAfter years of negotiations between environmentalists and industry groups, observers say efforts to reform the 1872 Mining Law may finally pick up steam in Congress.
In this article, I am going to take a look at three Midwest states and go through some of the prime places for prospectors to find nice local gold there.
All 28 groups listed agree that Section 402 of the Clean Water Act does not apply and no dredge miner should be asking a state or federal agency for such a permit.
The biggest obstacle is that like many streams on the Kenai Peninsula, high water during the summer months from snow melt and rain can make dredging nearly impossible. The best dredging is in the colder months of the year.
Maguire and the traders and companies they represent were all aware of the price manipulation and were all profiting from it, but it became such a regular occurrence that his conscience told him it was time to put a stop to it. That’s when he contacted the CFTC.
• US District Court rules against Oregon miners
• Bill to halt sage grouse management plans introduced.
• Airport screeners strike gold
• That’s a (w)rap, folks!
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