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  • Yellowstone mine swap is in a very deep pit

    The New World Mine swap, intended to protect Yellowstone National Park from a gold mine, remains in limbo - partly because almost half of the mineral rights belong to 80-year-old Margaret Reeb, who wants to mine the gold and refuses to negotiate.

  • Still no deal for New World Mine

    The Clinton administration is still scrambling to find the $65 million worth of federal property to pay off the Crown Butte Mining Co. and keep it from going ahead with its New World Mine on the Yellowstone border.

  • It ain't over till it's over

    Some worry that the land swap proposed to prevent Crown Butte Resources from mining near Yellowstone has only a 50-50 chance of success.

  • Yellowstone mine a goner

    The Crown Butte Mine Co. agrees to give up its mine project near Yellowstone in exchange for unspecified land elsewhere.

  • Marching to stop a Montana mine

    A coalition of ranchers and Montana tribes leads a 600-mile march to protest a gold mine in Montana's Sweet Grass Hills.

  • Mine your own business

    Citizens of Yarnell, Ariz., form Guardians for the Rural Environment to protest a Canadian mining company's plans to reopen an open-pit gold mine.

  • Noranda stirs up a swarm of opposition

    The controversial Crown Butte mining project near Yellowstone rouses opposition from both local citizens and national politicians.

  • EPA tells Colorado to get tough on mine

    The EPA orders the state of Colorado to tighten regulations from open-pit gold mine near Victor.

  • Proposed gold mine stirs up a rural Washington county

    Farmers lead the protest against Battle Mountain Gold Company's open-pit mine in Washington's conservative Okanogan County.

  • 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.

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