User: flenvcenter Topic: Land-Regional
Category: Land Management :: Mining
Last updated: Apr 13 2019 24:18 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Trump administration rubber stamps Arizona copper mine 12.4.2019 High Country News Most Recent
An industry-friendly ruling contradicts years of concerns over potential damage to endangered species, water systems and Native American cultural sites.
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Russian investors are keen on Nevada’s copper 5.4.2019 High Country News Most Recent
Demand for clean cars is causing an uptick in copper mining in the West, but at what cost?
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Guest Commentary: Colorado’s David Bernhardt would be the latest fox in the hen house  26.3.2019 Denver Post: Opinion
When the fox guards the hen house they’ll soon be no hens. We simply cannot let our valued public lands go unprotected and be similarly ravaged by Mr. Bernhardt’s out of touch values.
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Mining companies pollute waterways. Citizens pay. 19.3.2019 High Country News Most Recent
Nearly 2 billion pounds of toxic waste were dumped into western waterways in 2017, and taxpayers are left to clean up the mess.
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Militias, MAGA activists and one border town’s complicated resistance 13.3.2019 High Country News Most Recent
How Arivaca, Arizona, became a magnet for anti-immigrant activists – and what locals did next.
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Brown cloud emerges in Denver metro; indoor burning restrictions in effect 27.2.2019 Denver Post: Local
Air quality in the Denver metro area took a turn for the worse Tuesday as an increase in particulates triggered reduced visibility, indoor burning restrictions and a health warning.
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When conservation provides a cover for anti-Indigenous sentiments 20.2.2019 High Country News Most Recent
A nation of laws cannot exist on stolen land.
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Fouled waters reveal lasting legacy of U.S. mining industry 20.2.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
Every day many millions of gallons of water loaded with arsenic, lead and other toxic metals flow from some of the most contaminated mining sites in the U.S. and into surrounding lakes and streams without being treated, The Associated Press has found.
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Cindy McCain and Mark Udall: Congress must reach across aisle and protect Grand Canyon 19.2.2019 Denver Post: Opinion
The clock is ticking on a 20-year ban on new mining claims on about 1 million acres of public land surrounding the national park.
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Environmental victories don’t guarantee economic justice 14.2.2019 High Country News Most Recent
Without a just transition, the Navajo Generating Station closure will have harmful consequences.
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BLM asking for public comment on proposed Colorado mine expansion 12.2.2019 Denver Post: Business
The public now can comment on an environmental analysis that looks to evaluate the potential impacts of expanding operations of a Colorado coal mine.
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To understand life expectancy decline in the U.S., start in West Virginia 18.12.2018 Headlines: All Headlines
West Virginia is a bellwether of bad health, portending major problems years before they became severe nationally.
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Is nuclear energy the key to saving the planet? 10.12.2018 Current Issue
A new generation of environmentalists is learning to stop worrying and love atomic power.
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President Trump is sacrificing our public lands legacy 23.8.2018 Writers on the Range
From reversing mitigation policies to opening our public lands to oil and gas drilling, the insults keep mounting.
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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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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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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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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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Westminster resident suffers severe burns in house fire 21.5.2018 Denver Post: News: Local
A Westminster resident was taken to a hospital with potentially life threatening injuries Monday morning after they were discovered in a bedroom that was on fire, authorities say.
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