Pombo Bill to Provide Some Relief for Miners
December 2005 by Scott HarnHouse Resources Committee Chairman Richard Pombo is no stranger to controversy. As we highlighted in our November 2005 issue, he recently pushed through a bill to reform the Endangered Species Act, providing much needed improvements.
The Umpqua River, located in the heart of western Oregon, flows for several miles nearly alongside Interstate Highway Five.
As we approached the river the view was outstanding and the sight was encouraging. A ravine coming down on the right side had been worked heavily, with rock piled back on each side. That surely meant there was gold somewhere close.
This article deals with copper exploration, but it is relevant to exploration for other minerals. I will use the geology of the Copper Creek area in Pinal County, Arizona, as an example.
Wyoming is a vast state, covering nearly 260,000 km2 of surface area, which houses fewer people than most cities (less than 500,000 call Wyoming home). The state has no state income tax, is driven by taxes generated by the oil and gas...
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One method used to explore for kimberlite pipes is aerial photographs. If a kimberlite can be found on aerial photography, there are likely more nearby that can’t be seen on photographs. Over the years, myself and others found several hundred...
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