Mining Restrictions Lifted in Southwest Alaska
January 2008 by Associated PressMining restrictions will be lifted on about 1 million acres of federal land in southwest Alaska, officials have announced.
The more experienced prospectors know these lesser known spots are the types of places where big finds are still made.
• Helium, going up, up and away...
• By the numbers...
• Unsustainable regulations...
Hold up a glass of tap water and take a look at it. It’s about as clear as the new Yukon water regulations require the water returning to rivers to be after being used by placer miners. The new limit of 25 parts per million (ppm) sediment does not leave a lot of maneuvering room in terms of discharge.
Knowing how and when to deduct the cost and expenses of the vehicles used in the prospecting or mining operation can have significant tax implications.
Excerpts from CMJ, our original title, published 50 years ago this month.
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