Technology Opens Promise, Perils of Ocean Mining
May 2009 by Associated PressThere’s gold in that thar sea floor. Silver, copper, zinc and lead, too. The problem is, it’s a mile or two underwater and encased in massive mineral deposits that layer a dark, mysterious world.
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A study showed that between 1930 and 1980, only a quarter of one percent of the land in the United States was used in all mining applications combined, including surface mining, tailings disposal, underground mines, and all mineral processing facilities.
Dr. Ralph E. Pray
Brian Barclay makes a 275-mile commute across Colorado every week to work near this dusty little town, drawn by a natural gas boom that has added trucks, cranes and hundreds of people to the rocky landscape.
…they continue to strut around and make declarations and proclamations as if they were still in positions of power. In other words, in political terms, they haven’t “got the message” that they are now in a minority position…
• Don't go near the water...
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