February 2008 by Robert AbendscheinMy year in Australia was almost up and playtime was over. Immigration had pulled the plug and it was time to head back to the States.
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.
Their Prairie Creek project, located in the Mackenzie Mountains of the Northwest Territories of Canada, has a history dating back nearly eighty years when silver and zinc were first discovered there, and includes the involvement of...
Siskiyou Regional Education Project (SREP) v. US Forest Service was appealed to the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals; the Karuk's have abandoned their latest request for emergency regulations in California; and the California Regional Water Quality Control Board seeking comments "to protect stream and wetland systems."
I recently returned from a nugget-shooting trip somewhere in the extensive Basin Range of Nevada. While there, I happened to meet “Young Fella,” a professional nuggetshooter.
...under Oakie Jim’s leadership, Lunker Hill was to become a textbook operation of using handheld very low frequency (VLF) and pulse induction (PI) metal detectors to recover placer gold...
• EPA rule blocked
Legislation before Congress would enable the federal government to become a net silver buyer for the first time in four decades.
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