Oregon Suction Dredge Permit Update
July 2007 by Tom KitcharOn May 29, 2007, the Eastern Oregon Mining Association (EOMA) filed their Opening Brief in the Oregon Court of Appeals against the Oregon Dept. of Environmental Quality (DEQ).
Critical minerals are products that the government has designated as critical to our national interest because of both their potential military and industrial applications.
• What budget deficit?
• Congressional underdog...
• More than just 12 angry men...
The tiny, unincorporated town of Ash Fork blazed into the national spotlight with the announcement that 1,000 pounds of explosives were stolen from a nearby mine.
Author’s note: If you ever contemplate prospecting on the Seventymile River, beginning at the mouth, make sure your will is up to date, and you’ve said goodbye to loved ones. If the mosquitoes don’t get you on the way up, you’ll surely drown in the river or wear yourself out thrashing through the brush.
• If at first you don’t succeed...
• By the numbers...
Looking for nugget laden bedrock in forested mountain regions, you first need to explore the banks of the gold-bearing streams and look for the bedrock that is exposed as this is your starting point.
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