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Category: Land Management :: Mining
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Once Degraded, West Virginia's Monongahela National Forest Is Restored to Glory 24.7.2018 WRI Stories
Once Degraded, West Virginia's Monongahela National Forest Is Restored to Glory Comments|Add Comment|PrintViews over the Monongahela National Forest in the fall. Photo: Sabin Ray, WRI Every year, 3 million hikers, climbers, fishermen, hunters and nature enthusiasts flock to West Virginia's Monongahela National Forest. Yet not much is known about the extensive restoration efforts that have brought this once-degraded forest back to health. Within a day's drive for half of the U.S.... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ...
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One of Colorado’s worst Superfund sites has been cleaned up, but the state’s on the hook for $2M a year to keep it that way 10.7.2018 Headlines: All Headlines
After 27 years of EPA control, Colorado is preparing to take over the full financial burden -- a forever bill for $2 million a year -- of a high-mountain cyanide gold mine that became one of the West's worst environmental disasters.
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America's robot future: Rajant celebrates new HQ, plans for growth 3.7.2018 Philly.com News
"We've automated everything from small robots to 400-ton mining trucks."
Ending Tropical Deforestation: Mining Global Financial Data to Increase Transparency and Reduce Drivers of Deforestation 27.6.2018 WRI Stories
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4 Andean Cities Adapting to Glacier Retreat to Preserve Water Security 27.6.2018 THE CITY FIX
Glaciers do more than feed our rivers and lakes, they also serve as critical savings banks for water withdrawals when other sources dry up. In South America, the glaciers and snowpack that crown the Andes provide slow, consistent meltwater that ...
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China Mines Silicon Valley for Tech Talent 26.6.2018 Wall St. Journal: US Business
China’s government and businesses are trying to attract top-caliber technical workers, particularly U.S.-based Chinese professionals. Silicon Valley is a prime target.
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Policy News: June 25, 2018 26.6.2018 EcoTone
ESA Policy News In This Issue: ESA and USGS Hold Capitol Hill Roundtable on Science in the Chesapeake Bay ESA and the U.S. Geological Survey held a roundtable discussion highlighting science used to inform Chesapeake Bay restoration and management. Senate Appropriations Committee Introduces Bills to Fund Interior Agencies, NSF and Others  Senate releases its proposal for ...
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A Big Drilling Company Was Ready to Set up a Mine in This Arizona Town. Then an Endangered Owl Showed Up. 23.6.2018 Mother Jones
This story was originally published by High Country News and appears here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration. Last October, two field researchers were surveying waterways in southern Arizona’s Patagonia Mountains, when one of them glanced into a tree and said, “Uh-oh.” They saw a Mexican spotted owl, a federally threatened species, near the property where Arizona Mining […]
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Lawsuit challenges federal leases for planned Minnesota mine 21.6.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
Nine Minnesota businesses that rely on the Boundary Waters Canoe Area have sued the Interior Department, challenging its decision to reinstate the federal mineral rights leases for the planned Twin Metals copper-nickel mine near Ely.
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Firm prepares to mine land previously protected as national monument 21.6.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Business
The land used to be within the boundary of the Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument in Utah. President Trump slashed the protected acreage by nearly half last year.
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5 Ways Indigenous Groups Are Fighting Back Against Land Seizures 20.6.2018 WRI Stories
5 Ways Indigenous Groups Are Fighting Back Against Land Seizures Comments|Add Comment|PrintIndigenous women march for their rights in Ecuador. Photo by pato chavez/Flickr This blog post is the second installment of WRI's Struggle for Land series. Much of the world’s land is occupied and used by Indigenous Peoples and communities — about 50 percent of it, involving more than 2.5 billion people. But these groups are increasingly losing their ancestral lands — their primary source of livelihood,... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ...
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California woman killed in crash on Boulder-bound Diagonal Highway 19.6.2018 Headlines: All Headlines
One person was killed Monday morning after her vehicle collided with a tow truck on Diagonal Highway near Niwot.
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Lansdale exists because of the railroad. Now those tracks may be key to its future 17.6.2018 Philly.com News
This Philly suburb is a regional leader in transit-oriented development.
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Man dies after trench collapses at Grand County construction site 16.6.2018 Denver Post: News: Local
A man was killed Thursday at a construction site in Grand County after a trench he was working in collapsed.
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Daily Digest: Thursday roundup 14.6.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: News
Some stories in the news worth a read as you begin your Thursday.
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Waite Park plans amphitheater to offer music, scenery among old quarries 14.6.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: News
The idea for an outdoor amphitheater started about three years ago, when the mining company Martin Marietta donated 12 acres of land to the city.
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Wildfire breaks out in Summit County prompting hasty evacuations, massive response 13.6.2018 Denver Post: Local
A wildfire ignited midday Tuesday in Summit County in the Buffalo Mountain area, west of Silverthorne and north of Frisco, prompting a hasty call for mandatory evacuations and what appears to be a massive response to halt the blaze.
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Parents of Colorado passengers who died after crashing down unfilled Boulder County mine shaft sue state, feds 12.6.2018 Headlines: All Headlines
The parents of two truck passengers who died after crashing into a gaping mine shaft that should have been filled on U.S. Forest Service land have sued.
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Policy News: June 11, 2018 12.6.2018 EcoTone
ESA Policy News In This Issue: Proposed Alaskan Pebble Mine Could Threaten World’s Largest Salmon Fishery and Wetlands Army Corps of Engineers seeks public comments by June 29. EPA’s Science Advisory Board Holds First Meeting of 2018, Congress Signals Its Support SAB voted to review the EPA’s ‘secret science’ proposed rule. Congress House Appropriations Committee ...
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Sen. Tina Smith's amendment would complete PolyMet land swap 9.6.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Politics
Sen. Tina Smith has proposed an amendment to force completion of a land swap needed for the proposed PolyMet copper-nickel mine in northeastern Minnesota, a move that drew criticism from environmentalists Friday.
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