Panel Cuts Park Monies, Eases Mining Restrictions
August 1999 by Associated PressIn twin blows to environmentalists, a Senate panel decided June 22nd to cut a high-profile proposal by President Clinton for buying park land and to limit an effort to restrict waste dumping at some hard-rock mines.
In some places valuable ores can be found within the waste material of mine dumps, sorted ore piles, and detrital vein matter at the surface. Though many of these old mine sites can be an excellent source of gold, not all are created equal.
We sent them a lot of information, including my presentation about the area and its potential. We were excited to learn a couple weeks later that the company was interested in the property.
Oregon Independent Miners president, John Holleman, has advised ICMJ that legislation important to the Oregon small miner, sponsored by his organization, has been signed into law.
A matter of some serious concern has developed in the relationship between the prices for gold and silver and the performance of mining share averages.
It turns out the old Anaconda Co. really did have 10,000 miles of tunnels beneath this mining city. That’s one of the findings by researchers who have produced a new map that charts the thousands of underground mine shafts here, providing a detailed look at some of Butte’s mining history.
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• By the numbers
• Little noticed health care tax
The Mokelumne River was first worked by the ‘49ers, and foundations of Spanish missions and old miner’s cabins are still present. Elton’s first experience with Roaring Camp came in 1947, when he took a job packing in supplies...
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