Montana Tunnels Gets Final OK
December 2008 by Associated PressThe federal and state agencies authorized enlargement of the pit, expansion of waste-disposal areas and other measures that Montana Tunnels operators project will...
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Three homonyms come to mind when I think of gemstones, gold and vegetables: carrot, carat and karat. Let’s look at carrot first.
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Nicolet Minerals expected to be mining zinc and copper from an underground quarry in Wisconsin by now. Instead, a state review of the project is only 75 percent completed after seven years, a top state regulator said.
Nome had its second gold heist in as many weeks October 1st and the victims of both thefts are offering a $10,000 reward for information...
I studied prominent terrain features and debris fields, located and followed high water lines and marked the newest flood lines left behind by the intense April storms.
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