Update on the West Mojave Desert Planning Area
August 2001 by Guest WriterIt is our hope that the following information will help desert residents understand what is happening and prepare them with adequate knowledge and information to participate in the government process as allowed by the United States Constitution and provided for in public law.
U.S. Forest Service Chief Michael Dombeck says there ought to be more wilderness—a comment that raised some concerns.
• "...absolutely incorrect."
• "...stories by Bob Schlosser are something else."
Winter is the time for research, and if you haven’t already done some research to find new places to prospect, now is the time to cram in some last minute research before the good weather arrives.
While most prospectors, mine operators and business owners are aware that “like-kind” exchanges can be an excellent way to postpone the gain resulting when any of the operation’s assets are disposed of, few give any thought to the value...
While a great many questions remain unanswered, there is little doubt that a new financing option for small-scale mining operations, “crowdfunding,” is growing as a viable and legitimate funding source.
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.
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