The Bawl Mill
February 2002 by Staff• Flying the friendly skies...
• The best job is a government job...
• A change of address...
• The tires that bind...
• BLM claim fees rise.
• Miners win in Karuk Tribe of California v. USFS
Alluvial fans are essentially dry land “deltas” which can be found in all climates. However, they are best developed in arid and semi-arid regions, where they may be many square miles in area. They are built up by outpourings of silt, sand, and gravel caused by seasonal run-off, as well as by boulders and cobbles carried by flash floods.
Everyone in the United States will be affected by the Company’s appeal before the United States Court of Appeals Ninth Circuit, in San Francisco, California. The issue is more than just a mining one. It involves the legality of the imposition by one federal agency and a couple of its employees to define and designate the management of an American business.
Nearly 150 years after gold was discovered in Boulder County along Gold Run Creek, a couple of old mines are slowly cranking back into operation now that excavating the slender veins of precious metal is profitable again.
PLF has been hard at work improving our Endangered Species Act Reform Project (ESARP), which is why you haven’t heard from us over the past few months.
Excerpts from CMJ published 50 years ago this month.
Q: Is there an Internet source ... that one can access to review which claims and at which location are the claims that BLM administrators close each year?
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