Tight Budgets Force Forest Service to Cut Back
June 2002 by Associated PressSeasonal wilderness-area rangers have been among the first to go as Forest Service managers juggle budget demands.
The Federal Reserve just reported that inflation exceeded their 2% target for the first time in five years and the University of Michigan reported their inflationary expectations have now risen to 2.7%.
Canyon Resources Corporation announced results of a recent Montana poll and events in the Montana Legislative session related to citizen efforts to modify or overturn the anti-mining initiative (I-137) passed in 1998 that bans the use of cyanide in open-pit gold and silver mining.
Patience and persistence is the name of the game when you are detecting this way for gold, as you will have to do a lot of work preparing the ground to detect with any degree of success.
In the April 2001 issue of ICMJ, we published the opening statement of Michael Miller, President of Original Sixteen to One, in his administrative challenge of MSHA citations. Following is Michael Miller’s closing statement.
• Positive bill passes House
• Anti-mining bill dies in Washington State
First, the US Forest Service does not have any authority to enforce or administer any “claim jumping” laws, period.
Excerpts from California Mining Journal, our original title, published 50 years ago this month.
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