The Next Crisis For America
October 2007 by Scott HarnAmerica’s reliance on foreign imports for minerals and metals continues at an alarming rate. The US Geological Survey reported that the US imported $132 billion in nonfuel minerals and metals in 2006.
- WOTUS rule finalized
- Reminder on new claim fees
It was one of those awkward situations as we walked, fatigued and too thirsty to speak a word.
The Maine Geological Survey is raising money to acquire a cluster of world-famous mines and create the state’s first public mineral park for rockhounds, science teachers and others with an interest in rocks and minerals.
Seasonal wilderness-area rangers have been among the first to go as Forest Service managers juggle budget demands.
The technique I will describe is a much safer alternative and it works. It’s a fine-gold panning technique that eliminates the need for mercury amalgamation of most placer samples.
• Forest chief asks Norton to end Oregon mining moratorium
• DOI orders review of "science" used in Klamath Basin decisions
• BLM Launches EIS for Conservation and Restoration of BLM Public Lands in Western U.S.
• Fish & Wildlife service approach to critical habitat ruled unlawful in Arizona case
How do I set up a small placer operation?
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