Under the Guise of Environmental Protection—EPA Revealed
October 2000 by Bonner Cohen, PhDOn August 24, 1999, a federal grand jury in Milwaukee indicted two EPA officials on charges of perjury, obstruction of justice, and conspiracy to obstruct justice.
British Columbia made the biggest jump towards improvement in terms of regulations in the Fraser Institute Annual Survey of Mining Companies. BC, historically relegated to the bottom 10 locations to mine in the survey’s Policy Potential Index, benefited from a change in administration. Three years ago it was dead last.
A Nevada liberal advocacy group is mounting a drive to get voters to back a ballot measure to collect more taxes from gold mining.
• Roadless Rule revisited
• Kensington finally gets stamp of approval
• Interior places restrictions on mining claims near Grand Canyon
On my weekends off I spent many hours dredging the Second Broad River from Cane Creek Road up to the headwaters. I used a three-inch dredge with air and graduated to a five-inch with air.
If we watch the action in six important markets, then we must conclude that there is, indeed, cause for deep concern.
• X-Cal Resources
• Placer Dome Inc.
• Homestake Mining Company
• Canyon Resources Corp.
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