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  • Company slips through president's noose

    Crown Butte mining company officials hastily file 38 claims on national forest lands adjacent to Yellowstone Park a day before President Clinton's moratorium on such claims goes into effect.

  • Summitville mine boss indicted

    Tom Chisholm, former environmental manager of the bankrupt Summitville Mine is indicted by the EPA for his part in Colorado's worst environmental disaster.

  • How Montana fouled a family's water

    Cyanide from a defunct gold mill has contaminated Jan and David Zimmerman's well water.

  • Was cleanup a "taking'?

    The company that owns the land on which the disastrous Summitville Mine sits files "takings" suit against the state and federal government.

  • Gold mines are sucking aquifers dry

    Gold mines are dewatering aquifers along Nevada's Humboldt River.

  • The labyrinthine nature of mine waste regulations

    Environmental Protection Agency wants to put gold and copper mines under Superfund regulations.

  • STOP-M in Oregon

    Ballot initiative would require that new mines be started only by companies with clean records.

  • Nevada mine wants to grow

    The Independence Mining Co. says the 1872 Mining Law entitles it to double the size of its gold mine north of Elko.

  • Golden opportunity splits rural town

    The possible construction of the Crown Jewel mine divides a community in Okanogan County, Wash.

  • EPA cites Montana mine

    The EPA cites a Montana mine for seven violations of the Clean Water Act.

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