Special Suction Dredge Permits in Jeopardy
October 1999 by StaffAs we go to press, Horseshoe Bar Action & Research, a division of the Gold Country Miners small-scale mining club, brought to ICMJ's attention a potentially very significant problem for gold dredgers in California.
“When dealing with federal agencies...”
The Directory of Active Mines in Arizona-1999, just released by the Arizona Department of Mines and Mineral Resources, reflects the strength and diversity of the Arizona mining industry.
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We have learned over the years, of course, that “previous development,” “roadless,” and “local support,” are in the mind of the beholder.
The miners offer the still-beating hearts of four freshly-sacrificed llamas to a statue of the fiendish god “El Tio,” who they believe affords them protection and good luck.
We have been playing defense for 100% of the game, and now we are finally playing some offense.
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