Picks & Pans: Leon Always Finds the Most Gold
March 2001 by John AndersonSince 1986, I have spent the summer months camped out on a river, looking for gold. The summer of 2000 was no exception.
ICMJ has reviewed the U.S. DOI, BLM, 516 page Environmental Impact Statement on proposed 43 CFR 3809...and can only conclude that the proposed action amounts to several more nails in mining's coffin.
I had been waiting my turn somewhat patiently to spend an afternoon at Terry Stapp’s workshop in San Bernardino, California, to build a remote throttle for my dredge engine.
Why, if America’s economic performance is advancing steadily…are two especially sensitive and widely-used commodities performing so poorly?
I hope this case inspires some of you. It shows that miners can and do succeed when they are persistent and well-prepared, even when representing themselves against state and federal attorneys in a court of law.
In March 2012, the Obama administration filed a World Trade Organization complaint against China. Now this is the election season, and taking potshots at China is an easy and natural thing for just about any politician to do. It’s almost as easy as offering support for motherhood and apple pie because virtually no one is going to oppose you. But this complaint was about mining, and so I thought it worthwhile...
There were iron stains all over and even a few places where I could see iron trash sticking out of the bedrock. These would be ideal spots to start with as the gold travels with the iron and lead.
• The EPA is in your bathroom!
• Russians fund US environmental groups
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