Picks & Pans: Mexican "Edventure"
July 2004 by Ed RouttWhere can you find 80-degree weather, 76-degree water, 30-50 foot visibility, all the seafood you can eat, beautiful friendly people—and placer gold?!
Several Arizona lawmakers and Utah ranchers filed suit against the federal government over the creation of a national monument in northern Arizona.
The nation’s mining industry can expect a more favorable working climate, Bush administration officials told a receptive audience at the Northwest Mining Association’s (NWMA) annual convention.
• SREP appeals
• No decision yet in Karuk case
• Right to Access bill
The “battle lines” are being clearly drawn. By the time you receive this issue both party conventions will take place within just a few weeks and there will be only four months until the final vote.
Most importantly, self-employed miners, prospectors or employees (even of their own mining-related business) who own or lease an automobile, can utilize the standard rate so long as they operate only one car at a time for business purposes.
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