Out-of-State Miner Sued for Illegal Dredging in the South Fork Clearwater River

Last week, ICL filed suit in federal district court against a California miner with a history of repeated disregard for clean water laws.

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Commercial Dredge Mining in the Salmon River?

Speak up now to protect the Salmon River! Suction dredge mining damages habitat for our iconic salmon and steelhead.

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Let’s Be Careful What We Ask For

The mining industry, while it can be important locally, represents less than 1% of Idaho’s economy and is also the largest polluter in the United States, while tourism is Idaho’s third largest industry behind agriculture and technology.

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EPA’s Pruitt Comes to Idaho

Because of all the incredibly horrible press, I was expecting someone other than who I saw. I expected a bumbler and Scott Pruitt is certainly not that (well, at least when it comes to environmental rollbacks). In short, he’s a pro, and environmental policy is in for a very rough ride.

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ICL Concerned About Arsenic Pollution to Waters of East Fork Big Wood River

“The East Fork of the Big Wood River is a spectacular river stretch and our community deserves to know that everything is being done to keep the water clean.”

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Lawsuit Targets Pruitt for Refusing to Hold Mining Industry Accountable for Toxic Waste Cleanup

EPA Administrator Stymied Proposed Rule Limiting Taxpayer Burden for Hazardous Mine Remediation

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Idaho Gives Is Tomorrow — Thursday, May 3!

Hear it straight from the ICL staff — how does your gift to ICL on May 3 make a difference?
And why is Idaho Gives so important for ICL?

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YVC: Are You Serious?

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Exploration for Kilgore Project Could Affect Wildlife

Otis Gold hopes to expand gold exploration operations for the Kilgore Project, constructing over 10 miles of temporary road and clearing up to 140 drill pads over a five-year period. These activities could affect animal movements through the Centennial Mountains of eastern Idaho.

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EPA and IDEQ Seek Input on Suction Dredge Permit for Idaho

Any suction dredge mining permit for Idaho streams must be based on accurate and current information. But ICL has concerns about the current draft permit.

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