Why Environmental Groups Prefer Kerry
October 2004 by StaffPresident Bush signed Executive Order 13352, “Facilitation of Cooperative Conservation,” on August 26, 2004. The order instructs the departments of the Interior, Agriculture, Commerce and Defense, and the Environmental Protection Agency to carry out their activities in a manner that “takes appropriate account of and respects the interests of persons with ownership or other legally recognized interest in land and other natural resources” and to “properly accommodate” local participation.
As a precious metal, silver doesn’t have the allure of gold. As an investment, it’s not as hip as Google. But dowdy old silver is suddenly chic. Silver prices are at their highest in more than 25 years, and mining companies are riding an economic boom.
Gary Tainter sold his herd of dairy cows two years ago to dig for gold, and so far his venture is paying off.
...more folks rolled in on Saturday morning and many were eager to venture out onto the Sleepy Bear property—all 415 acres—and try their luck at finding some gold.
As I planned for my trips, I concentrated on how to lighten my pack yet still carry enough gear to make the trip productive and enjoyable.
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.
History may not exactly repeat itself, but we have once again been receiving a double-dose of headlines regarding gold for the second straight month as the yellow metal has soared to yet another series of records,
…the sluice is a normal first step up from a gold pan for many prospectors. They are simple to use, easily portable, can capture a lot of gold, and can process gravel 10 to 20 times faster than a person can pan…
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