New Montana Board Moves to Halt Mining
February 2006 by Scott HarnThe Montana Board of Environmental Review has extended the comment deadline on a proposed rule for treating water discharged by mining operations. The new deadline is March 17.
It took two days to determine the best of the best, and it was a fight to the end.
“When dealing with federal agencies...”
In twin blows to environmentalists, a Senate panel decided June 22nd to cut a high-profile proposal by President Clinton for buying park land and to limit an effort to restrict waste dumping at some hard-rock mines.
A Draft Environmental Impact Statement has finally been released for Robert and Marjorie Miller’s proposed lode mine, the Robin Redbreast Lode, in the Uncompahgre Wilderness, located outside of Montrose, Colorado.
Gold mineralization is usually first noted in an area by examining material weathered from the source and liberated or washed downhill from it.
...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.
Wayne Sutherland, a metals, gemstones and economic geology specialist with the Wyoming State Geological Survey, said the initial exploration samples were significant.
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