Small Mines Bill Clears Committee
March 1999 by Associated PressA bill that would relax current standards on small mines has passed a House committee.
By the end of the day Sunday there were a lot of tired panners! By then they could have panned more than 14 times to make it to the end. This was not a picnic!
Greenpeace sued for racketeering
• Red tape at its finest...
• With the stroke of a pen
For the fifth time in the last decade, New York Congressman Maurice Hinchey has introduced legislation to set aside wilderness in Utah.
Wouldn’t it be great if you could know if there is gold in the ground without setting foot on the ground? Well you can, to a certain extent, if you can recognize mined ground from unmined.
Thus far we have only briefly discussed the methods used by early miners to process auriferous desert gravels. However, old workings can be extremely productive places to search with a metal detector.
The Bawl Mill • New York Meeting Examines Gold's Monetary Role • Death Valley Find is Apparent Hoax • Mining Ends in Leadville • Mine Woes Could Mean Higher Taxes • The Federal Land Survey System • Exchange Moves to Protect Investors from Mining Scams • The Beer That Saved Goldfield • Mining Benefits Everyone During Winter Months • AZ Miners and Minerals Department Threatened with Elimination • Alaska Minerals Poster Available from BLM • Digital Tools—The PC and GPS • Successful Mineral Property Promotion • Picks & Pans: Confessions of a Small Miner—Part I • Gold in Moffat County, Colorado • Forest Service Chief Calls for Mining Moratorium in Montana • Governor Tells Industry He Will Consider Tax Cuts • Company Notes • Gold Mine Becomes "Golden Partner" of California Sesquicentennial • IBLA Limits Patent to Mineral Rights in Wild & Scenic River Corridors • Melman on Gold & Silver • Claim Staking Rush Northern Quebec, Canada • Looking Back