New Interim Rules For Washington Miners
September 2006 by Scott HarnNew Interim Rules may be coming soon in the state of Washington.
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.
The Northwest Mining Association reports that the claim maintenance fee for 2004-2005 will be raised.
The operation and techniques employed are highly successful in producing free gold with minimal work involved while maintaining an environment protection process through the use of recycled water and a settling pond.
The accurate sampling of mineral deposits for testing and analysis is perhaps the most important step involved in both mineral exploration and development. It is a critical factor in initial prospecting efforts and the preliminary investigation of grassroots exploration projects, yet sampling is often performed in a haphazard and incomplete fashion during the early stages of prospecting and exploration activities.
...we will continue our examination of the rich streams and mining districts, and then take a look at some of the big nuggets that have been found here.
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