PLP Interim Rule Raffle
February 2005 by StaffThe Forest Service issued an Interim Rule on July 9, 2004, to require a Notice of Intent or Plan for mining activities that cause little or no disturbance to public lands under Forest Service jurisdiction.
When you think of gold mining, you probably don’t consider Alabama to be the place to find your treasure. However, in the early 1800s, jobs were few, and the smell of gold drew men into the search. History records 13 districts in which mining was done at all stages—from pick and shovel, to an area like Hog Mountain.
You might think that gold prospecting techniques are basically the same everywhere, and in many instances you’d be correct. Some geographical locations, however, due to their unique geological conditions, present unusual challenges...
• Hearing date moved up for preliminary injunction for California suction dredging
• Anti-mining bills in Oregon lead to recall effort
There’s a lot of really great prospecting equipment on the market right now, and I have to admit I’ve spent my share of money over the years investing in dredges, drywashers, metal detectors and the like. But a lot of new folks just getting into...
New Hampshire, one of five New England states, has an area of 9,351 square miles, a bit larger than Kern County, California. It is a playground for people who live in the large urban areas in the East.
Thanks to all of you who sent comments to government officials...an extra "thank you" to all the sponsors who donated prizes...here are the winners:
After cleaning the bedrock I figured it was time for a little peak at the upper mat. We lifted the black rubber flap up and there was gold everywhere.
The Bawl Mill • Shortage of Mining Engineers Projected • Ex-MarketWatch Mining Promoter Settles Charges • Carbonatites • Sage-Grouse Listing Denied • The Art of Finding Coarse Gold—Part III • Tongass Approves Kensington Mine Plan • California Miners Locate Rich Pocket of Specimen Gold • The Lucky Shot Mine • BC Premier Heralds "Golden Decade" in Forestry and Mining • Drywashing for Eluvial Gold in the Desert—Using a Portable Drywasher and Hand Tools • Claim Filings Up in the Northwest • Canadian Officials Foresee Little Impact From Mine • Coeur d'Alene Mines Sees Future in Bolivia • The Golden Highway—Nevada County • Melman on Gold & Silver • Mining Stock Quotes and Mineral & Metal Prices • Looking Back