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(Studio: Brian Williams) Report introduced.
(Elko, Nevada: Lisa Myers) Why taxpayers do not get any money from gold mined on federal lands examined; scenes shown from the from the Twin Creeks Mine in Elko, Nevada; details given about the law written in 1872 and Senator Harry Reid’s role in stopping reform. [Senator Russ FEINGOLD- says it’s a ridiculous rip-off.] [University of Nevada Glenn MILLER- says the mining industry has tremendous clout in Washington, DC.] [Elko County Commission chairwoman Sheri EKLUND-BROWN- says royalties would force an exodus of mining companies from the US.]
(Studio: Brian Williams) Tomorrow’s segment previewed.
- Williams, Brian;
- Myers, Lisa
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