Over the Divide
August 2003 by StaffElaine Schrader
1935 - 2003
• Is there a single book that covers most aspects of mining and recovery?
Thus far we have only briefly discussed the methods used by early miners to process auriferous desert gravels. However, old workings can be extremely productive places to search with a metal detector.
Fatal injuries at mines in the United States declined last year to a historic new low, according to preliminary data released January 3, 2002, by the Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA).
I had some success following this premise this summer, finding a few nuggets in places I think I overlooked in the past.
A federal judge has blocked a citizens' group from re-building a remote mountain road, a project that state and local officials feared might lead to violence.
Congress passed Section 404 of the Clean Water Act (CWA), which was originally called the Federal Water Pollution Control Act, 33 USC 1344, in 1972. Section 404 authorized the US Army Corps of Engineers (the Corps) to issue permits “for the discharge of dredged or fill material into the navigable waters at specified disposal sites.”
After burning more than 350 square miles, the Carr Fire near Redding, California, was finally out. Luckily our home was spared, and I had the opportunity to go metal detecting in burned areas previously too overgrown to access.
The Bawl Mill • House Resources Committee Addresses Environmental Scare-Tactics —by House Resources Committee & Chairman Richard Pombo • Precious Metals in the Patagonia Mountains • 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 • News From the Pacific Legal Foundation • Melman on Gold & Silver • Maine to Create Mineral Park • Mining Stock Quotes and Mineral & Metal Prices