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  • Mining Reform: Deja vu again and again

    Mining Reform: Deja vu again and again

    A 138-year-old law blocks serious hardrock mining reform, despite the untiring work of activists.

  • Locals flush proposed kitty litter mine

    A recent court ruling denying a proposed cat-litter mine in Nevada’s Washoe County could give local communities more control over mining projects on federal land.

  • Mining research tool debuts on Web

    The Environmental Working Group has a new Web site, "Who owns the West," which gives users a comprehensive look at mining claims on public lands

  • The Faces Behind the Lawsuits

    Environmentalist lawyers Johanna Wald, Joe Feller, Laird Lucas, Letty Belin, Mike Axline, Jay Tutchton, Roger Flynn and Tom France are briefly profiled

  • Mining may no longer be king of the mountain

    Environmentalists are delighted by a new court ruling that says Gale Norton’s Interior Department abdicated its duty when it refused to regulate hard-rock mining

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