User: flenvcenter Topic: Land-Regional
Category: Land Management :: Mining
Last updated: Sep 24 2020 19:41 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Rare Nevadan wildflower diminished by 40% in one weekend 24.9.2020 High Country News Most Recent
The remaining Tiehm’s buckwheat inhabits less than 20 acres near a proposed mine for lithium and boron.
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Pueblo’s rail-rolling facility to be most modern in North America, solidifies city’s “Steel City” moniker 8.9.2020 Denver Post: Local
PUEBLO -- Like the city itself, steel-making in Pueblo has seen its highs and lows, booms and busts, and periods of “steady as she goes.”
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‘Somebody has to keep people on their toes’ 1.9.2020 High Country News Most Recent
High Country News’ unlikely and remarkable origin story.
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The threat to drinking water from abandoned mines in the West remains unknown 30.8.2020 Denver Post: Local
There are hundreds of thousands of abandoned hard rock mining sites or features scattered throughout the West, and federal and state officials are nowhere close to identifying those that potentially pose a hazard to drinking water.
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The land-grant universities still profiting off Indigenous homelands 18.8.2020 High Country News Most Recent
There are at least 16 land-grant universities making money from the expropriated Indigenous lands they retained from the Morrill Act.
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Trump’s new NEPA is faster and narrower 10.8.2020 High Country News Most Recent
Land agencies have less time — and get less public scrutiny — to issue environmental assessments.
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Guest Commentary: If the water goes in Paonia — drought, theft and mining — the desert will move in 7.8.2020 Denver Post: Opinion
Paonia, a small town in western Colorado with a handful of mesas rising above it, wouldn’t green-up without water diverted from a river or mountain springs.
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New bill would permanently protect 130,000 acres of Montana’s Badger-Two Medicine 5.8.2020 High Country News Most Recent
President Trump proved monument designations can be easy to remove; a new piece of legislation seeks to change that.
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Will a new copper mine risk Montana’s Smith River? 31.7.2020 High Country News Most Recent
A group of conservation organizations have challenged the mine’s operating permit in court.
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State orders coal company to cease expansion of West Elk Mine into roadless area near Paonia 19.6.2020 Denver Post: Local
The company that owns and operates the West Elk Mine near Paonia was ordered by the Colorado Division of Reclamation and Mine Safety Thursday to stop building new roads in a roadless area where it plans to expand coal mining operations.
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Colorado keeping tabs on underground coal mine fires 7.6.2020 Denver Post: Local
South Canyon near Glenwood Springs is a place you’d go to check out new mountain biking trails, or go on a hike.
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How a small Arizona town is building ecological resilience 26.5.2020 Current Issue
A younger generation of activists are being trained in conservation.
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Fallout: First cancer, now delayed compensation for Indigenous downwinder communities 4.5.2020 High Country News Most Recent
Bureaucratic roadblocks mean ‘apology’ payouts are hard to access for Indigenous communities exposed to nuclear tests.
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Stranded elk rescued after dropping 30-feet into old mine shaft in Mineral County 22.4.2020 Denver Post: Local
A couple of hikers in Mineral County discovered an elk stranded at the bottom of a 30-foot hole, an old mine-shaft, and state wildlife staff and sheriff's deputies rescued the fallen beast.
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Uranium mining threatens our home, the Grand Canyon 14.4.2020 High Country News Most Recent
Since time immemorial, the Havasupai have lived inside the natural wonder. We face yet another peril.
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Wild winter retreat stories from our readers 25.3.2020 High Country News Most Recent
From the Sierra Nevadas to the desert of Wyoming, HCN readers find adventure.
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Gift and theft in the far North 24.3.2020 High Country News Most Recent
“Floating Coast,” the first comprehensive history of the Bering Strait, offers a lesson in ecological economics.
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What are the Trump administration’s new plans for Utah monuments? 20.3.2020 High Country News Most Recent
Tribal nations and conservation groups hope to dismantle the policies in court.
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The mystery of mountain lions 1.3.2020 Current Issue
Despite decades of research, myth and fear still surround the animals.
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The mystery of mountain lions 1.3.2020 High Country News Most Recent
We know they’re out there, but not much else.
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