Viva La Rogue Tweets

As President Trump attempts to silence federal employees and scientists, “rogue” social media accounts are popping up to continue providing scientific facts. Facts are good, and more facts are better!

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Atlanta Gold Still Polluting Boise River

Today, the Idaho Conservation League and Northwest Environmental Defense Center reopened their lawsuit against the Atlanta Gold Corporation, alerting the Court to nearly 500 new violations of the Clean Water Act.

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Conservationists Win Lawsuit Against Mining in Idaho’s Frank-Church River of No Return Wilderness

Boise, ID – The U.S. District Court ruled in favor of conservationists, finding that a U.S. Forest Service decision approving a mining company’s plan to deploy bulldozers, dump trucks and drilling rigs miles inside the Frank Church-River of No Return Wilderness violates the Wilderness Act, the National Forest Management Act and the National Environmental Policy Act. […]

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Big Win for the Boise River

Federal court rules, for the second time, that approval of the CuMo Mine exploration project violated federal law

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Inspiration High Above the Peaks

An aerial vision of the Sawtooth peaks offered artist Josh Udesen a sense of mystery and inspiration that he then translated to canvas and paints.

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Groups Seek to Protect Boise Headwaters from Mine Exploration

Citing uncertain impacts to water quality and other resources, the Idaho Conservation League and two other conservation groups filed their opening brief in court last week to stop the CuMo mineral exploration project from moving forward in the headwaters of the Boise River.

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Good News on Coal Front

Arch Coal announced last week that it would no longer seek a permit for the Otter Creek Mine, which was the largest proposed coal mine in the country.

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What’s up with the Rock Creek Mine?

First proposed in the late 1980s, the Rock Creek Mine has been a hot topic in the greater Sandpoint community. A supplemental environmental impact statement is now out for public review—and we have concerns.

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Dredge Miners Seek Radical Expansion

Idaho’s streams are under assault by some members of the dredge mining community who are attempting to radically rewrite state laws that regulate which rivers are open to this damaging hobby.

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Exploration Mining Proceeds, Open Pit Plan Still Problematic

As exploration mining proceeds on the East Fork South Fork of the Salmon River, plans for an open-pit mine to be dug in the riverbed remain troubling.

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