The Other Minerals of Mt. Diablo
January 2000 by Richard H. Peterson, PhDAlthough it is now known that Mount Diablo, located in Contra Costa County in the East Bay region of the San Francisco Bay Area, was the site of the largest coal mining operation in the state during the last half of the 19th century... this majestic focal point... also was the source of other minerals.
• The next step towards implementing the Wildlands Project
• Former timber lobbyist named to oversee Forest Service
Since the New Deal of the 1930s, government has grown increasingly proficient at squeezing—not extra profits—but individual freedoms from the very people they are empowered to protect. By first taking our money in the form of taxes, the government then offers to return some of it, but only if it is used for the purposes dictated by the government.
The Nevada Historical Society's
"This Was Nevada Series"
A report from the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) titled "Public Rewards from Public Lands—Fiscal 1998", shows that minerals production is the largest income producer for the federal government on BLM-managed lands.
For those of you who don’t have the time or the means available to find gold, or you are just in the wrong part of the country, there are plenty of options available to purchase precious metals.
H.R. 699, the Hardrock Mining and Reclamation Act of 2009, should be labeled H.R. 666 because it appears to have been written by the Devil himself.
There are many factors that affect the price of gold. It appears to us that the majority of them are now pointing to higher prices, not lower.
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