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As mentioned in last month’s column, California Assemblywoman Lois Wolk attached a rider to the pending budget bill. The rider calls for a new study (Environmental Impact Report) on the effects of suction gold dredging, funding for the study, and a two-year moratorium on suction dredging while the study is being completed.
The Maine Geological Survey is raising money to acquire a cluster of world-famous mines and create the state’s first public mineral park for rockhounds, science teachers and others with an interest in rocks and minerals.
As we have repeated quite often, rising inflation—or, more particularly, the expectation of rising inflation—has historically been perhaps the most important ingredient of all in past precious metals bull markets.
Some Australian lawmakers object to allowing Chinese government companies to buy mining assets that they say are a cornerstone of Australia’s economy.
Who would have thought it possible? According to a New York Times editorial in late January, they predict that the terrorist attack on September 11 will not be remembered by historians as the most significant event of the last half of 2001. Their new choice is the collapse of corporate giant Enron—and they just may be right.
There seem to be two possibilities for the future of this disease and either way there will be an effect on the price of gold.
The Bawl Mill • PLP Members Win Occupancy Case—Appeals Continue • Prospecting for Iron in Alaska • Gold Deposits in Skarn • Picks & Pans: Highbanking on the American River • Platinum Firm, Palladium to Remain Weak • Spencer Opal Deposits, Idaho • Company Notes • Hillside Placers • Elko Mining Expo a Success • Gold Prospecting in Alberta • National Mining Hall of Fame to Induct Six • Mining Stock Quotes and Mineral & Metal Prices • Melman on Gold & Silver • Looking Back