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  • A big gold mine wants to get bigger

    The Pegasus gold mine plans expansion amid Assiniboine and Gros Ventre tribes' accusations of pollution.

  • A Colorado corporation throws its weight around in Montana

    The writer attacks a mining company for bankrolling a ballot initiative in Montana that would allow cyanide heap-leach mining to resume

  • A gold mine is a city until the ore runs out

    The statistics of a huge gold mine like the proposed McDonald Mine are impressive, but the de facto city created will last only 10 to 20 years.

  • A mine falls, and a tribe may get the shaft

    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 Reservation

  • A push for reform

    Colo. Governor Romer orders a criminal investigation of the Summitville mine disaster.

  • All that glitters...

    The Mono County Mining Committee is organizing against a proposed open-pit gold mine near Mammoth Lakes, Calif.

  • Avoiding the shaft

    In "Avoiding the Shaft: The New Mexico Citizen's Mining Manual," Sue McIntosh aims to help New Mexico activists battle hardrock mining.

  • Bad luck for New World mine

    Developers of the proposed New World gold mine on the edge of Yellowstone Park are ordered by a federal judge to clean up old waste from the site before getting necessary permits.

  • Bears and bull trout may block mine

    A judge rules that constructing the Rock Creek Mine would jeopardize threatened populations of grizzly and bull trout in the Cabinet Mountains Wilderness of Montana

  • Blackfoot River Valley may get huge mine

    Senator Max Baucus stands to profit more from mining on his ranch property than the public gains on its public lands under the 1872 Mining Law.

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