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...
Whatever else one will be able to say in later months about the year 2002, we can already state that there is no shortage of interesting and important news developments.
"The President's plan to lock-up an additional 40-million acres of wilderness in 35 states, is a blatant step toward the total implementation of the aims of the unratified Convention on Biological Diversity."
The Candelaria area is of interest to prospectors not just for silver, gold and other metals, but also for the beautiful gemstones found there.
• Comments needed for proposed wilderness in southern Arizona
• Miner wins in court; Forest Service appeals
• BLM directors held accountable
• CBM lawsuit may change venue
Bonding regulation changes went into effect in December 2001, requiring many small miners who had been operating under a Notice of Intent to obtain bonding for their operations.
Detecting is not very complicated and the rewards can be tremendous. The difference between success and fruitless toiling can be remedied by a few small adjustments and a whole lot of perseverance.
Just about all of us have heard the term “Wild and Scenic Rivers,” and we’ve likely been on one or several of them in our prospecting ventures. More than once someone has said to me “...but that’s a wild and scenic river.” My first question has always been, “What part of the system is it? Is it classified wild, scenic or recreational?”
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