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High Country News April 13, 1987

Heap leach mining comes to South Dakota


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Heap leach mining comes to South Dakota

Wharf Resources's open pits, roads, parking lots, heap leach piles, holding ponds and refinery are a vast, complex earth-moving enterprise in the Black Hills.


The 1987 Wyoming Legislature was no fun

Confronted by a drastic decline in their mineral-based income, lawmakers came to Wyoming's capital with budget axes in hand.


Spring in South Dakota

There is a quickening in the land.

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