The Bawl Mill
August 2009 by Staff• If it’s good enough for the people...
• Rolling Stone magazine...fair and balanced?
• By the numbers...
Lode gold and silver mines and prospects can be found in many parts of Mono County, from the Sweetwater Mountains on the north to the White Mountains on the south, and at elevations ranging from 5,000 to 12,000 feet. Mining activity on the rugged east flank of the Sierra Nevada is now severely restricted, especially in resort areas and where lands adjoin Yosemite National Park.
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.
Only one word truly describes the greatest source of headlines during the past month and that word is “politics.” With the November 6 Congressional and Presidential elections drawing ever closer and with both party’s conventions having been recently concluded, we take a serious look at the political situation below.
- Oregon miners to petition for US Supreme Court review
- Two executive orders to reign in federal agencies
- Petition for Joshua tree as a threatened species
Calgary is truly one of Canada’s most exciting, dynamic cities, with its geographical location in the foothills of the Canadian Rockies and its financial status as the heart and soul of the Canadian petroleum industry. It was in this exciting city that many of the mining industry’s leading experts and investors gathered recently.
Hardrock mining never would have happened in the United States if a recent interpretation of the nation's mining law had been in effect in the 1890s, a mining executive says.
Legislative and Regulatory Update • Finding Gold With Copper and Turquoise • GM to Cancel Mining Contracts • California Suction Dredging Update • Newmont Fined for Fatality • The Memorial Day Nugget • East Coast Prospecting Challenges • Saving Money on Mining Gadgets • BLM Increases Location & Maintenance Fees • Rio Tinto: Allegations Without Foundation • National Mining Hall of Fame to Induct Five • Melman on Gold & Silver • Mining Stock Quotes and Mineral & Metal Prices