New Arsenic Study Supports Tougher Standards
October 2001 by Associated PressA National Academy of Sciences report shows that the Environmental Protection Agency greatly underestimated the cancer risks of arsenic in drinking water, according to EPA officials and other environmental experts familiar with the report.
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• National Debt
Historically, Montana has been an important gold producer, in terms of both lodes and placers, and it still produces gold for the prospector today.
The last US uranium mill ever built, in this parched landscape near Lake Powell, shut down quickly after it started operating as nuclear power fell into disfavor about two decades ago.
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• Administration locks up another popular gold mining area
• BLM creates de facto wilderness without Congressional approval
This concept of detecting does not always work as we sometimes get a week or so where the temperatures rise to 116°—sometimes more.
• The next step towards implementing the Wildlands Project
• Former timber lobbyist named to oversee Forest Service
After getting all the gear together we headed up the old road that led us to an old ground sluice site. George and Kaleb were using lightweight VLF (very low frequency) detectors. I carried a newer technology unit that is just a tad coil-heavy in the front.
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