News From the Pacific Legal Foundation
August 2003 by StaffPLF has been hard at work improving our Endangered Species Act Reform Project (ESARP), which is why you haven’t heard from us over the past few months.
The past month was a good one for for George W. Bush. First, he was officially inaugurated for his second term in office and made a well-received speech advocating the American position on world peace. Then Iraq held an election that was extraordinarily successful in comparison to the woeful predictions that had been made.
This is in response to Norbert Beckstrom’s letter in the November issue of the ICMJ. He wrote in reference to a letter by Jerry Hobbs in the October issue. If anyone opened up a can of worms, it is Mr. Beckstrom.
Prospectors looking for the next Comstock Lode tried mining for silver in the Benton Hot Springs area in California in 1862. On a ridge southeast of the town, they found what they were looking for—rich hornsilver.
• California suction gold dredging update
• Governor opposed to Arizona lands withdrawal
• BLM locks up lands in Nevada
...the Obama Administration continues to grapple with the reality that the number of Americans who are growing disenchanted with government solutions to problems appears to be growing.
- Residents put on hold for frogs
- I’d like to buy a vowel please…
On a recent afternoon, Rick Richins fished a large piece of quartzite ore studded with glittering particles from the floor of a dark, dripping tunnel at the Kensington gold mine.
The Bawl Mill • House Resources Committee Addresses Environmental Scare-Tactics —by House Resources Committee & Chairman Richard Pombo • Precious Metals in the Patagonia Mountains • Over the Divide • Idaho-Maryland Mine—History Restarted • Montana Candidate Sees Natural Resources as Path to Recovery • Judge Rules Against Oregon Miners—Battle Continues • Lake County "Diamonds"—Renewed Value for an Old Favorite • Moving the World's Largest Machine—The Bucyrus 2570W Walking Dragline • Mother Lode Gold, California • Melman on Gold & Silver • Maine to Create Mineral Park • Mining Stock Quotes and Mineral & Metal Prices