The Bawl Mill
January 2003 by Staff• Doing less with more
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A National Academy of Sciences report shows that the Environmental Protection Agency greatly underestimated the cancer risks of arsenic in drinking water, according to EPA officials and other environmental experts familiar with the report.
As a subscriber to ICMJ, I felt the need to write an article about the auriferous regions in Serbia, which I have been visiting for years in search of gold. The territory in question occupies the central part of the Balkan Peninsula, which transverses the Danube River.
When I teach people about finding gold, I often explain that it is helpful to think of any river or stream that carries gold as being something like a sluice box.
Picking the right spot to placer has to do with years of experience, and a little luck. The textbooks can tell you where it should be, but sometimes the rules just don’t seem to apply.
This missive is making the rounds on the Internet. Author unknown, but must be a miner, builder, or lumber worker...
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My hunch was that the gold is coming down the apron, falling off to both sides and into both gulches. I say that because the gold we found previously has the same characteristics and color across the entire area.
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