The Colorado Mineral Belt
July 2000 by Edgar B. Heylmun, PhDThe 250 mile long Colorado Mineral Belt cuts diagonally across central and southwestern Colorado, in the heart of the Rocky Mountains...
- Administration issues proposals to fix mining access and permitting
- Online “webinar” and request for comments for proposed Forest Service NEPA revisions
An online video gave me some ideas, and with a lot of trial and error I developed a reliable method of panning free gold particles down below 35 microns quickly and easily.
Congress passed Section 404 of the Clean Water Act (CWA), which was originally called the Federal Water Pollution Control Act, 33 USC 1344, in 1972. Section 404 authorized the US Army Corps of Engineers (the Corps) to issue permits “for the discharge of dredged or fill material into the navigable waters at specified disposal sites.”
• Unsustainable is an understatement
• Famous last words...
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• Truth in Advertising
- Some mining claim fees increase
- Oregon miners file appeal
- US Fish & Wildlife law enforcement policing powers restrained
I will make the assumption that when any of you take a detector in your hand and head out prospecting for gold you are probably anticipating finding some gold. That’s the general idea, right?
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