Wanda Jean Brown

...children. Wanda and Milt first lived on 5th Street in Douglas for a year and then moved to Thane. They lived in one of the mining houses until those were torn down and then bought the house that was at the site of the current Sheep Creek electrical substation...
Rights group: Filipino child miners risk lives in gold mines

...dizzy because it's oil.""Compressor mining" as it is known locally puts adult and...government can designate specific "people's mining areas," the majority of the small-scale...order banning mercury use and compressor mining, and said it needs to develop a strategy...
Nation and World
Alaska mulls change to land auction procedures

...purchased only one.Joe Carrillo of Wenatchee, Washington, won more than half of the parcels offered in an Alaska Division of Mining, Land and Water drawing sale Sept. 16, according to the Alaska Dispatch News.Carrillo said he was just trying to play the...
My Turn: Candidate questions to consider

...transportation costs and generate new ways to stimulate economic development?? Which of our current private sector industries (mining, fishing and tourism) have the potential for expansion? How can we encourage that?? Is saving a "Field of Fireweed...
Taliban tighten hold on Afghan city despite US airstrikes

...Kunduz, have a total population of around 1 million. The region is one of the country's chief bread baskets and has rich mining assets. It lies on a strategic crossroads connecting Afghanistan to Pakistan, China and Central Asia.The insurgents have...
Nation and World
My Turn: It's time for a better dialogue on mining

...expressed fears about mineral exploration and mining development in northwestern British Columbia...governments - proposed mineral exploration and mining projects are subject to stringent B...C. As a result, the exploration and mining sector in B.C. has a world-leading...
My Turn: Can B.C. protect Southeast?

...with Lt. Gov. Byron Mallott, B.C. Mining Minister Bill Bennett and other officials on transboundary mining issues. Bennett's visit was largely...resistance to B.C.'s aggressive mining agenda and the risks it poses to our region...
India clamping down on critics, activist groups

...January one of its activists was barred from boarding a flight to London, where she was to tell British lawmakers about a coal mining project in India, after she was told she was on a list of people not allowed to leave the country.Finance Minister Arun Jaitley...
Nation and World
Empire Editorial: Canada can say 'no' to mining

...the past year has questioned Canada's mining standards, including if they exist...Outdoors section. The second came after the mining company sued and the BC Supreme Court...denial. In the debate over transboundary mining, those against mines along Southeast...
Local mining initiative not viable

...initiative seeking to restrict large-scale mining in the Bristol Bay region seriously impedes...from issuing a development permit when a mining activity could result in the digging and...affecting the exploration, development and mining of state mineral resources because the...


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