Sixteen to One Takes on MSHA
January 2000Letter from Sixteen to One President Mike Miller to Congressman Wally Herger (Chico) requesting a Congressional investigation into the activities of the Mine Safety and Health Administration
• Taxpayers may be in double jeopardy?
• Don't ask; won't tell...
• By the numbers...
• USPS reverts to ponies?
• Crime and (no) punishment
I’ve been in enough mines to know better, and I mentally kicked myself several times. That was a close call…
Here's the kicker—for every lost flake there was a five minute penalty added to the time. Lost gold generally meant you didn't make it past the preliminaries.
You’ve likely read about some of the problems with the Endangered Species Act (ESA) in the Legislative Update section, and in previous issues of our publication. The problems never seem to end, and it is way past the time for reform. A current story highlights some of these problems.
Man was aware of the presence of gold over 7,000 years ago, and it probably did not take him long to find out that gold was malleable and resistant to corrosion. He no doubt learned, at an early date, that objects could be fashioned from gold.
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