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Robb Cadwell on Aging mining law handcuffs the American West

Ben Long | Jun 12, 2012 06:00 AM
Filed under: Energy & Industry , Blog Post

I'm familiar with another couple copper mines going in, one already operating above the juncture of the Nam Ma and the Nam Ha both tributaries [...]

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Ben Long on Aging mining law handcuffs the American West

Ben Long | Jun 12, 2012 06:00 AM
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It's not just Tucson and Boise, either. Take Sandpoint, Idaho, for example. It's on the banks of beautiful Lake Pend Oreille, one of the biggest, [...]

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Liz Banse on Aging mining law handcuffs the American West

Ben Long | Jun 12, 2012 06:00 AM
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The 1872 Mining Law, which puts mining as the highest and best use of public lands, is especially in need of an overhaul when a [...]

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Aging mining law handcuffs the American West

Ben Long | Jun 12, 2012 06:00 AM
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Tucson, Ariz., is joining the list of western cities getting shafted by the out-of-date 1872 General Mining Law.

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ransleyfran on Don't be too self-righteous

jackiewheeler | Jun 06, 2012 06:00 AM

It's okay. Don't feel bad, we all want to be the last one in.

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Bill Gore on Don't be too self-righteous

jackiewheeler | Jun 06, 2012 06:00 AM

As one who grew up wandering in a kind of dream time in both the sonoran desert and the mogollon rim country, it really makes [...]

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Don't be too self-righteous

jackiewheeler | Jun 06, 2012 06:00 AM

A "green" Arizona resident muses on the desert that was bulldozed to make room for her

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Patrick Keys on Water to the people

Red Lodge | Jun 05, 2012 06:00 AM
Filed under: Water , Blog Post

Thanks for the quick reply. I'm curious about whether the Colorado Water Congress thinks that the current status quo represents a "fair and responsible allocation [...]

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Red Lodge on Water to the people

Red Lodge | Jun 05, 2012 06:00 AM
Filed under: Water , Blog Post

Patrick - Thanks for taking the time to ask some important questions. Indeed, the initiatives would throw the entire current system of allocation into disarray. [...]

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Patrick Keys on Water to the people

Red Lodge | Jun 05, 2012 06:00 AM
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Great article. In your opinion - how likely is this set of initiatives to pass through? From my (limited) understanding of western water law, if [...]

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