Late Night: Mining the Earth

By: Monday September 1, 2014 8:00 pm

“Federal officials are looking for train cars to haul nuclear waste towards its final resting place. Too bad they have no idea where that train will actually go.”


Media Discovers Large Pockets of Minerals in Afghanistan

By: Monday June 14, 2010 12:45 pm

I say that the media discovered them because the front-page article in the New York Times today had upped the chatter quotient on mineral deposits in Afghanistan that were found a long time ago. The World Bank wrote about Afghanistan’s mineral development in 2004. China has already begun to mine in Afghanistan, with the Kabul [...]

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