Venezuela’s Chavez Halts Mining Projects
November 2005 by Associated PressVenezuelan President Hugo Chavez said his government has decided to review and possibly cancel all mining concessions, and stop issuing new ones to foreign companies.
A proposal to toughen mine regulation in Montana was tabled by a state board while a block away, Governor Brian Schweitzer met with mining executives to get their comments on the rule and hear about the mining industry.
Excerpts from California Mining Journal, our original title, published 50 years ago this month.
Manslaughter charges against the Original Sixteen to One Mine, company president Mike Miller, and manager Jonathan Farrell, were dismissed by Judge Stanley Young Jr. in Downieville, California.
There are strong opinions on both sides after the Bush administration issued a rule ending the Clinton-era Roadless Rule.
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