The Lovitt Mine
May 1999 by StaffExcerpts from Northwest Underground Explorations' soon-to-be published "Discovering Washington's Historic Mines, Volume 2—Mines of East Central Washington State."
City officials favor construction of the Pogo gold mine near their community, they said at a public comment meeting on the mine conducted by the government agencies responsible for issuing permits for the $250 million project.
• EPA doesn’t “pay” by the rules
• 554 million off-limits
For the first time, the Sacagawea Golden Dollar changed hands, intermingling with scuffed quarters and nickels, setting itself apart with its golden hue.
China plans to set up strategic reserves for key minerals such as copper, uranium and aluminum, the government said, acting to ensure supplies amid record high prices due to soaring demand.
The ESA has become an unwieldy beast that was hijacked by government agencies run amok, and by extreme environmental groups who saw it as a way to lock up public lands and to generate income through exaggerated claims and continuous lawsuits.
The Bawl Mill • Mining Law—A Short History • Industry Urges Restraint on Mining Reforms • Environmentalists Back FS on Mining Withdrawl • Our Readers Say • Open Letter to the BLM • Huge Nugget To Be Auctioned • Platinum Group Metals • Company Notes • Gold at Mercury Mines • Picks & Pans: "Eye-Balling" for Alaskan Gold • Melman on Gold & Silver • Mining Stock Quotes and Mineral & Metal Prices • Looking Back • Oil and Gas in Washington • As Millennium Nears, Copper No Longer King in Arizona