"New" Gold Rush Has Arrived
June 2009 by Scott HarnGold mining is garnering national attention as the economy slows and more Americans look for a way to make ends meet.
• Taxed to the max...
• What were they thinking?
• Maybe they just misplaced it...
• Not so environmentally friendly after all...
• Setback in California suction dredging fight
• Appeals court hears arguments on forest roads rule
• States push back on firearms
Q: A few questions about diamonds...
My mother stands in the desert, a hot wind kicking up puffs in the sand around her feet. She’s staring hard at the rusted buckets, weathered boards and mine shafts scattered throughout the sagebrush, concentrating, and I can tell she’s not really here. Not here now, at least. She is here 65 years ago. And this is not a long-abandoned ghost town at the end of a dirt road in one of Nevada’s endless stretches of nowhere.
Republicans and industry representatives have criticized the administration’s eleventh-hour actions to limit development and promised to seek their reversal once Obama leaves office.
Suggestions for claim jumpers
Public Lands for the People (PLP), a strong advocacy group for property rights, recently went on a campaign to educate prospectors regarding 3809 regulations.
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