NMFS Official Admits Bogus ESA Analyses
January 2002 by James BuchalIn its typical ham-handed approach to limiting government power, Congress specified that “critical habitat shall not include the entire geographical area which can be occupied by the threatened or endangered species”...
“Wealth beyond your wildest imagination.” Those were the words that were used to inform me of how much gold was in a paleo channel that exists beneath the present channel of the Similkameen River in the State of Washington; words that have echoed in my mind for the past sixteen years.
from H. Mason Coggin, PE & LS
Everyone can deduct all of the ordinary and necessary expenses of conducting a trade or business. But how can anyone hope to refute the IRS’s labeling of their activity as a hobby or, probably more importantly, hope to achieve the label of a tax business?
Virginia Elvira Russell
(Mining Grandma of Humbug)
March 4, 1999
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Q: Set up a small portable operation or send the ore to a custom mill?
Fishing, camping and the protection of American Indian artifacts along a 30-mile section of the North Fork of the Clearwater River outweigh the desire of placer miners to search for gold, an attorney representing the US Forest Service said.
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