The Reno-Sparks Indian Colony of Hungry Valley, Nev., is
fighting Oil-Dri Corporation's plan to mine clay on nearby public
land and process it into kitty litter.
by Matt Jenkins,
Sep 10, 2001
A class-action lawsuit could force five former mining
companies to pay for a medical monitoring program detecting health
effects from lead and arsenic contamination for 100,000 people in
the Coeur d'Alene Basin.
by Matthew Preusch,
Apr 15, 2002
In Montana, a consensus effort between environmental
groups and the Stillwater Mining Co. have stalled over the mine's
insistence that environmental data be kept secret and lawsuits not
by Robyn Morrison,
Mar 13, 2000
In Montana, the Stillwater Mining Co. and local citizens'
groups have signed a legally binding "good neighbor" agreement that
holds the palladium mine to strict environmental standards in
exchange for environmentalists agreeing to drop a
by Eric Whitney,
Jul 31, 2000
Local farmers are fighting a proposed gravel mine on 550
acres of fertile farmland near the Willamette River north of
by Kayley Mendenhall,
Aug 14, 2000
A coalition of Indian tribes and the Sierra Club finally
shuts down Arizona Tufflite's White Vulcan Mine in the San
Francisco Peaks, which produced pumice for stone-washed jeans on
land Indians hold sacred.
by Christopher McLeod,
Sep 11, 2000
The Mineral Policy Center's new report, "Six Mines, Six
Mishaps," says that outmoded mining regulations can be
environmental disasters, while the National Academy of Sciences'
report, "Hardrock Mining on Federal Lands," defends the existing
by Ali Macalady,
Nov 08, 1999
In The Deep Dark, Gregg Olsen tells the
tragic story of the 1972 fire in the Sunshine Mine in Idaho’s
Silver Valley, which took the lives of 91 men
by Stephen J. Lyons,
May 16, 2005
Two companies want to mine the silver that lies underneath
Montana's remote Cabinet Mountains Wilderness.
by Colin Chisholm,
Dec 22, 1997
"Golden Dreams, Poisoned Streams" by Carlos D. Da Rosa and
James Lyon, is reviewed by Heather Abel.
by Heather Abel,
Jan 19, 1998