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  • 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

  • Will a mining-reform victory hold water in Nevada?

    The "perpetual treatment" trust fund requirement faces its first challenge in Nevada, where the mining industry and the EPA disagree over how much money will be needed to treat long-lasting pollution at the Phoenix mine

  • 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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