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.
Excerpts from California Mining Journal, our original title, published 50 years ago this month.
Small amounts of placer gold can be found in many parts of Baja California, Mexico. The 700 mile long peninsula is mostly a desert region with many strange and unusual plants. There is also a central mountainous spine that is forested and reaches elevations as high as 10,155 feet.
• More EPA woes
Our world of precious metals showed several conflicting trends. Gold fell sharply from last month’s highs to the area between 265 and 270 and then stabilized in that area.
…a half-dozen dredgers have completed the appropriate paperwork and are conducting dredging operations at this juncture. They hope to expand these efforts to other western states in the near future.
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The Bawl Mill • Our Readers Say: • Placer & Lode Gold Deposits • Spanish Silver in Arizona • Hog Mountain Mining, Past and Future • Picks & Pans: Dredging Costa Rica • Gold in Texas • The Goldhill Mining District • Miners Resume Search for Platinum Near Platinum • Discoloring Assay Beads • Tons of Gold Buried Under World Trade Center • Gold Rush Ship Uncovered in San Francisco • Mining Stock Quotes and Mineral & Metal Prices • Melman on Gold & Silver • The Financial Repercussions of the WTC Tragedy • Permit Appears Likely for Rock Creek Mine