Monthly Archives: August 2013

Bald Mountain Resource Directory Of Past Study & Exploration

Bald Mountain History & Study 1977-1998 This directory , which is still in development, is intended to provide an annotated bibliography with links to all the study of Bald Mountain in Aroostook County Maine since it was first discovered in … Continue reading

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History of Maine’s Mining Laws & Regs and of Bald Mountain The Epicenter

Maine had an important opportunity of national and perhaps global significance to  write the first comprehensive statute and regulations fully translating  the science and technology  of the last two decades  into public policy for metallic mining. Even if we had … Continue reading

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Long Awaited Maine Mining Rules Laughable If Implications Weren’t So Grave

I sent the following to DEP Policy Director, Heather Parent on Friday August 16.  Repy came almost immediately Via Jeff Crawford  that DEP is “not taking comments at this time”.  When contacted by North Cairn, Press Herald Journalist, on Monday, Ms. Parent said … Continue reading

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MM&A Under Insured For LacMegantic Tragedy & Seeking Bankruptcy Protection

 http://www.cbc.ca/news/business/story/2013/08/07/business-megantic-mma.html MM&A carried only $25 million in insurance for an estimated loss of $200 million, including clean up at Lac Megantic.  Portland Attorney for MM&A ( and whoever those 20 anonymous investors are whose names we all need to learn).there … Continue reading

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