Finding Work in Alaska

2021-5-25 · Department of Labor & Workforce Development Employment and Training Services. P.O. Box 115509 Juneau, Alaska 99811-5509 Phone: (907) 465-2712 Fax: (907) 465-4537

Public Law 95-87

2012-8-3 · This is an unofficial compilation of P.L. 95-87, the Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act of 1977 (SMCRA), passed August 3, 1977. It includes all revisions to SMCRA through July 6, 2012.

Mining Section

The Mining permit section ensures the technical accuracy of State wastewater discharge permits. Our primary services are: Response to general questions about federal (NPDES) and State wastewater permits and permitting process.Assistance on technical engineering questions related to …

Backcountry Gold Mining | Alaska | Prospector John''s

Folks call me "Prospector John," because prospecting for silver, gold, and gems in the backcountry of Alaska is my passion. I''m privileged to make a living teaching other people how to pan and prospect for gold, while introducing them to the scenic riches of our state. We teach you how to use equipment such as pans, classifiers, sluices, or ...

Gold Mining in Alaska

Alaska still has plenty of gold waiting to be found. With the high price of gold, miners eagerly await the snow melt each summer for the chance to wet their gold pans in search of some nuggets. Gold mining in Alaska is a significant industry in the state, and many small communities rely on gold mining.

Bertha Creek Public Mining Area, Alaska

2018-6-27 · Bertha Creek Public Mining Site Here are a few simple rules and guidelines that all recreational gold panners must know: Recreational gold panning on the Chugach National Forest consists of the use of hand tools, panning, sluicing, and suction …

Fee Mining and Digging for Gems, Minerals, Gold, Crystals

Fee mining sites are places where you can pay a fee to dig for rocks, minerals, gold or gemstones and keep whatever you find. There are many places in the United States where you can pan for gold and have a reasonable chance of finding some. There are also places where you can find ruby, sapphire, opal and many other gemstones.

Alaska Gold Panning Tours | ALASKA

2021-8-26 · Historic Gold Mining & Panning Adventure. 7 Map Website. Season: May 01 to Sep 30 $71 1.5 hrs. Come on this 1 ½‑hour tour out­side Juneau, and you''ll get a big appre­ci­a­tion for prospec­tors who arrived here more than 100 years ago: This water is seri­ous­ly cold.

Top Spots For Gem Hunting In The US

Emerald Hollow Mine, Hiddenite, North Carolina. Find glittering, gorgeous emeralds in Hiddenite, only about an hour''s drive from Winston-Salem, NC. The Emerald Hollow Mine is home to the only emerald mine in the United States open for public treasure hunting. You can check out findings from the mine at sluiceways or do your own prospecting, digging, and hunting for a small fee.

In Red Devil, an old mine''s pollution is ...

2019-10-1 · In 1933, when there were few mining regulations, Alaska''s biggest mercury mine started operating and created its own town. It''s called Red Devil. At the mine''s peak during 1940s through the ...

Resurrection Creek Public Mining Site Alaska

2019-5-8 · Resurrection Creek Public Mining Site Alaska The second discovery of gold on the Kenai Peninsula was on Resurrection Creek in about 1888. The creek has produced an estimated 30,000 to 40,000 oz. of gold since 1895 By Steve Herschbach July 2, 2018 Resurrection Creek Gold Panning Below Palmer Creek, Resurrection Creek flows through a 1,000 […]

Lower-priority contaminated sites ...

2018-8-20 · An Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation official said there are about 2,300 contaminated sites in Alaska that still need to be cleaned of petroleum, heavy metals and other contaminants.

Gold Panning & Mining | Visit Anchorage

2021-8-26 · Gold Panning & Mining. Today you can relive Alaska''s gold rush era and try your luck in panning for gold at Crow Creek and Indian Valley mines. Until the Klondike gold rush of 1897-98, Alaska was relatively unknown. In the era that followed, tens of thousands of dreamers and schemers risked everything as they traveled through Alaska''s rugged ...

SITKA MINING DISTRICT

2011-6-14 · The first attempt at lode gold mining in Alaska was made near Sitka in 1871 but was soon abandoned. In the succeeding quarter of a century but little was accomplished in this field toward establishing productive enterprises. An era of commercial mining was begun by the discovery of gypsum deposits near lyoukeen Cove about 1902 ...

Gold Mining Alaska Recreational

2021-3-1 · Most public lands in Alaska offer recreational gold panning and prospecting, although there are restrictions. Please note that this guide focuses on recreational gold mining on designated public lands. Designated Panning Areas There are many designated public recreation mining areas within Alaska that are open to gold panning and small-scale ...

Rivers of Gold Placer Mining in Alaska

2010-8-7 · gold-mining practices and regulations used in Alaska. In 1980, the price of gold on the world market had risen sharply and reached an all-time high of $850 per ounce, creating an economic in­ centive that resulted in a large increase in placer mining in Alaska. This increase brought attention to the environmental impacts of mining on the State ...

What is Placer Gold Mining?

2015-4-14 · The word placer is thought to have come from Catalan and Spanish, meaning a shoal or sand bar. The word entered the American vocabulary during the 1848 California Gold Rush, and when gold was discovered in Alaska and the Canadian Klondike in the late 1890s, the gold-seekers who rushed northward brought with them various placer mining …

Bertha Creek Public Mining Area, Alaska

2018-6-27 · Bertha Creek Public Mining Site Here are a few simple rules and guidelines that all recreational gold panners must know: Recreational gold panning on the Chugach National Forest consists of the use of hand tools, panning, sluicing, and suction dredging with …

Public Mining Sites, Parks, Tours and Other Attractions

Gold Prospecting in Alaska | The Top Spots for Panning

Abandoned Mine Lands – Alaska Division of Mining, Land ...

Alaska''s coal and non-coal abandoned historic mines were broadly inventoried in 1983 and 340 sites were identified. Coal mining in Alaska has been well documented and every mine of significance has been identified. At present, the AML Program is working to refine the inventory to identify specific features and plan for mitigating each site.

Abandoned Mine Lands: Site Information | US EPA

2021-6-14 · A catalogue of mining sites proposed for and listed on the NPL as well as mining sites being cleaned up using the Superfund Alternative Approach. Also mine sites not on the NPL but that have had removal or emergency response cleanup actions.

Dalton Highway Public Mining Site, Alaska

2019-5-8 · Dalton Highway Public Mining Site, Alaska

Mining

2021-8-28 · Mining in Alaska involves a rigorous permitting process. When a plan is put forward for permitting, a multi-year process, involving 11 federal and state government agencies, over 60 individual permit requirements, and multiple and ongoing opportunities for public input begins.

11 Best Cloud Mining Sites in 2021 | Trusted & Legit Cloud ...

2021-8-23 · Best cloud mining sites 2021. To start cloud mining, there are various top legit cloud mining sites that ensure the best security for your assets and provide a comprehensive list of features. The following are the best and top-rated Bitcoin cloud mining websites in the market. 1. Shamining

Trump administration signals controversial mine can move ...

2020-7-25 · A controversial gold and copper mine proposed in Alaska was given a major push forward Friday as the Trump administration issued a final report concluding the Pebble Mine …

THE 15 BEST Things to Do in Alaska

Things to Do in Alaska, United States: See Tripadvisor''s 702,522 traveler reviews and photos of Alaska tourist attractions. Find what to do today or anytime in September. We have reviews of the best places to see in Alaska. Visit top-rated & must-see attractions.

Crescent Creek Public Mining Site, Alaska

2018-6-27 · Crescent Creek Public Mining Site Here are a few simple rules and guidelines that all recreational gold panners must know: Recreational gold panning on the Chugach National Forest consists of the use of hand tools, panning, sluicing, and suction dredging with …

Independence Mine Alaska

The Independence Mines, now Independence Mine State Historic Park, is the site of a former gold mining operation near Hatcher Pass and Palmer, Alaska, that dates back to at least 1897. It is one of the places in south-central Alaska that still contains remnants of the existing mine. The area has excellent hiking trails and is accessible year-round.

Recreational Gold Mining | Alaska Public Land Information ...

Largest silver mine in the U.S., and in the top 10 producers worldwide. Discovered in 1975, producing from 1989 to 1993, and continuously since 1996. Largest payer of property tax in the City and Borough of Juneau. Largest Southeast Alaska for-profit employer, in terms of payroll. Approximately 420 employees

Gold Prospecting in Alaska | The Top Spots for Panning

Girdwood is another Alaskan town that owes its existence to gold prospecting. Founded in 1896, it produced some of the most significant finds of the Klondike Gold Rush. The heart of Girdwood''s prospecting is the Crow Creek Mine. Years ago the Crow Creek Mine …

Public Lands Gold Mining

2018-5-24 · Most of it is found in the western United States. There are 18 states with open federal land for prospecting; most of it lies within 12 states. Washington, Oregon, California, Arizona, Nevada, Idaho, Montana, Wyoming, Utah, Colorado, New Mexico and Alaska. Some public …

Alaska''s Bristol Bay & The Pebble Mine | Earthjustice

2020-11-30 · For more than a decade, the threat of a huge, open-pit copper and gold mine has loomed over the heart of pristine salmon spawning territory in Bristol Bay, Alaska. That threat has been laid to rest — for now. Pebble Mine would have directly impacted the world''s greatest sockeye salmon run.

Alaska

2021-8-26 · Fishing. Fishing. Alaska manages over 100,000 miles of stream and 2.5 million acres of lakes located on public land. These waters are becoming increasingly important to recreational, commercial, and subsistence anglers. The waters host many …

Caribou Creek Recreational Mining Area

2021-8-26 · Caribou Creek Recreational Mining Area. Just south of the Caribou Creek bridge near mile marker 104 on the Glenn Highway in the shadow of the Lion''s Head rock formation, look for the turnoff for the Caribou Creek Recreational Mining Area. You are not going to get fabulously rich here and be the next star of the TV reality show Gold Rush, but ...

Crescent Creek Public Mining Site Alaska

2019-5-8 · Crescent Creek Public Mining Site, Alaska By Steve Herschbach June 27, 2018 Crescent Creek Gold Panning Area Evidence of early hand mining exists on Crescent Creek and suction dredging has been done on the upper parts of the drainage. Crescent Creek is available for recreational panning from the bridge on Quartz Creek Road to its […]

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2021-8-10 · Welcome to our page of Alaska gold panning resources. If you have a question that isn''t answered here, please contact the Public Information Office at the Alaska Department of Natural Resources. For questions on the location of public lands allowing gold panning, contact the Alaska Division of the Bureau of Land Management.

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