Mining and the law: Got gold? If not, get some
Papers like the New York Times and the Anchorage Daily News shouldn't mislead the public by scaremongering about the use of cyanide in gold mining
Last updated 11/27/2005 at Noon
I'm certain that I shall go to my grave without ever having unraveled the mystery of why otherwise bright people are so lacking in the most rudimentary vestiges of common sense. An illustration that proves the point is an article which appeared in the New York Times recently, and which was picked up by the Anchorage Daily News, bemoaning the social costs of mining gold.
While the Times may, pe...