suction dredging

Help California move forward

Recently Gov. (Jerry) Brown extended the moratorium on gold (suction) dredging in the state of California until 2014. This adds up to five years of not dredging in this state. Gov. ...

Suction dredging river impact minimal

Re: “Suction dredging ban a drain for miners,” (Journal, July 18). The problem begins with assumptions, “hypotheticals presented as fact,” or twisted misinformation creatin ...

Suction dredging ban a drag for miners

Dennis Robnett estimates a statewide moratorium on suction dredge mining for gold has cut business at Pioneer Mining by 60 percent. The Auburn business is one of many in the moth ...

Auburn's gold-supply store faces closure if dredging legislation signed

The clock is winding down on a living link to Auburn’s Gold Rush past. And the closure of Pioneer Mining Supplies could be hastened by the stroke of Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger ...