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High Country News November 04, 1991

Mining law is no longer a sacred cow

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Mining law is no longer a sacred cow

Congress could consider comprehensive reforms to the 1872 Mining Law for the first time since the Mineral Leasing Act of 1920.

News

Carrot-and-stick tactics are wearing down Nevada

The nuclear industry is betting nearly a million dollars that Nevadans can learn to love a nuclear waste dump.

Perspective

The angrier they get you, the more they make you think

We are about 150 years into this experiment to see whether it is possible to live year-round in the Rocky Mountains.

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