USFS Roadless Comments Reopened
August 2001 by StaffOn July 6, 2001, US Forest Service (USFS) Chief Dale Bosworth announced that the roadless rule would be revisited by publishing the following information in the Federal Register. -Ed
Over 7 million ounces of gold have been produced in the Klamath Mountains of northwestern California, 64% of which has been from placers.
• SREP appeals
• No decision yet in Karuk case
• Right to Access bill
Slug Gulch. What a name. It originates back into the 1860s or so. The question is whether it was referring to the snail-like creature or to large pieces of gold. The name alone is enough for any prospector to consider checking the area out.
The father-son duo spent years combing this bit of Pennsylvania wilderness with high-end metal detectors, drills and other tools to prospect for a fabled cache of Civil War gold.
Strong Investment Interest and
Steady Demand Cited
We all know that it was never Congress’ intent to regulate gold panners and other individual mine operators through MSHA. In fact, I believe the concept of owner-operated mines with no employees was so strange a concept to the lawmakers that they never even thought there would be a need for such an exemption.
The fire started early October 4, destroying the Bureau of Land Management office on the edge of town within minutes.
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