Rahall Looks to Rewrite 1872 Mining Law
June 2007 by StaffFor over twenty years, Rahall has been introducing bills in an attempt to overhaul the 1872 Mining Law. On May 10, 2007, he introduced another bill, HR 2262, which would drastically change the laws governing mining if enacted. This time, his bill may have a chance.
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I have never heard how Browns Creek got its name but this pristine Northern California stream, which splashes its way from Deer Lick Springs on the Shasta County line to the Trinity River below Junction City, could easily have been called...
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Treasure hunters have been looking for the Lost Dutchman mine for more than a century.
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