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
• Uncle Sam throws one heck of a party!
• Senator needs to slow down and reconsider his bill
• Your passport may have more mileage than you do
How many more clays seams lie adjacent to known shear zones and quartz veins in the pocket areas of southwestern Oregon?
The Lucky Friday is already one of North America’s deepest hard-rock mines. Now, the 62-year-old mine is about to get much deeper.
Climbing up the debris, I pointed my flashlight up a shaft ascending straight up as far as my light would shine. It was the stope of the pay shoot leading to the old tunnel above!
Every year the Northwest Mining Association holds an industry trade show. Many vendors are on hand, and there are many presentations given. With thousands of folks in attendance it’s not hard to get a pulse on what is happening in the mining industry.
...Most importantly, the mining districts can open the federal land to multiple-use by the public on principles of inclusion rather than the present-day exclusions...
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