Mining Stock Quotes and Mineral & Metal Prices
October 2002 by Staff
Occasionally there are bills that have good intentions but unintended consequences that make them “bad bills.” The Paleontological Resources Preservation Act is one of these bills.
To many geologists and prospectors, “greenstone belts” are synonymous with “gold belts” since they provide excellent places to search for gold.
...Curry County, at the urging of local environmentalists, is doing whatever it can to get in his way. The county’s latest attempt was through the issuance of a stop-work order, which claimed numerous unsubstantiated violations.
Pearson called the trip, “The most productive so far. We are courting over a dozen potential sponsors now. We had some members call us back for additional meetings and several of these lasted over an hour.”
I wandered back across the river, wading through the rapids and slipping at least three more times. I couldn’t believe how slick these rocks were! Once on the other side, I sat down for a few moments to review my plan of attack and lick my wounds.
“I heard him hollering down in the hole as soon as I got there,” he said. “I was just glad to see him alive.”
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