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A rumble in the jungle

Posted on January 18, 2013

Reality TV series such as “Bamazon,” on the History Channel, or “Gold Rush” and “Jungle Gold” on the Discovery Channel, have elevated the global mining bonanza into living-room entertainment, write New York Times columnists Nathan Lujan, Devin Bloom and Cynthia Watson.

Mining companies back friend’s bid for senate

Posted on December 24, 2011

The violation notices keep coming in: broken safety equipment, underground roof collapses, dangerous levels of carbon monoxide — each a hint of the federal enforcement blitz set off more than a year ago by a series of deadly mining accidents …