Q&A with David Gerard on mining, liability, and the Animas River spill.
A new study says a little less might be better.
Roads are a bedrock of the modern world, but recent research suggest that the “roads as economic development” policy deserves careful scrutiny.
New roads create more demand for driving
The 1872 Mining Law, which governs the transfer of rights to mine gold, silver, copper, uranium and other hardrock minerals from federal lands, is the subject of continuing and sometimes rancorous controversy.