Never Take Safety for Granted
August 2012 by Jim FoleyIn retrospect, I can now see that the thoughtless breaking of one of my safety rules regarding not dredging alone was to be a lesson I won’t soon forget.
• More “bull” from Fish & Wildlife
• Global Warming is cooling off
The holes were overloaded with explosives, but I didn’t know it. I was just a green mining engineer fresh out of school and told to watch as the experienced miners set the charge.
• Federal budget priorities
• Wilderness bills proposed
• Inyo County fights back
• Comments needed by concerned miners in New Mexico
The Colorado state Court of Appeals ruled that counties have the authority to ban the use of cyanide in gold mining.
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