The Cripple Creek & Victor gold mine near Victor,
Colo., is the largest open-pit gold mine in the state, and,
according to the Sierra Club and the Mineral Policy Center, is also
the state's biggest polluter.
by Oakley Brooks,
Dec 18, 2000
Part of the price of stopping the planned New World Mine
near Yellowstone may turn out to be the development of coal
reserves along Otter Creek, next to the Northern Cheyenne
by Ray Ring and Bob Struckman,
Jan 20, 2003
Tom Chisholm, former environmental manager of the bankrupt
Summitville Mine is indicted by the EPA for his part in Colorado's
worst environmental disaster.
by Shea Andersen,
Jun 26, 1995
Ballot initiative would require that new mines be started
only by companies with clean records.
Mar 07, 1994
Environmental Protection Agency wants to put gold and
copper mines under Superfund regulations.
by Jon Christensen,
May 30, 1994
Gold mines are dewatering aquifers along Nevada's Humboldt
by Ernie Thompson,
Jun 13, 1994
The company that owns the land on which the disastrous
Summitville Mine sits files "takings" suit against the state and
by R.e. Baird,
Feb 20, 1995
Cyanide from a defunct gold mill has contaminated Jan and
David Zimmerman's well water.
by Duncan Adams,
Mar 06, 1995
A little-known 1955 law gives the Forest Service a way to shut down placer mining claims along some Western rivers.
by Marshall Swearingen,
May 01, 2013
The Quechan tribe is fighting the Bush administration's
revival of a controversial mine in California's southern Mojave
Desert, where Glamis Gold Ltd. plans to mine gold on a site sacred
to the tribe.
by Matt Weiser,
Dec 17, 2001