Montana Lawmakers Want Economic Review of New Mining Rule
November 2005 by Associated PressA group of lawmakers is asking the state to review the economic effects of a new mining law that one lawmaker contends is nothing more than a thinly veiled effort to end all mining in Montana.
The changes we are seeking will most definitely help prospectors, small operations and dredgers. If you haven’t yet read our proposals, you’ll find a link to it at the end of the online version of this article.
This article is intended to try to help someone who is breaking into gold detecting and using a pulse induction (PI) detector.
A Nevada woman was sentenced to more than seven years in federal prison for her role in an investment scheme involving claims that she could extract precious metals from volcanic cinders, officials said.
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The Senator’s office was very receptive to the small miner’s plight and was unaware of the dire problems created by the over-regulation of small-scale mining from so many different fronts. It was pointed out that S 145 may help the large mining companies a little, but falls woefully short in addressing the needs of small operators who make up 85% of domestic mines.
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