Idaho Considers Changes to South Fork Clearwater Mining

IDWR is considering weakening suction dredge mining rules that protect clean water and sensitive fish in the South Fork Clearwater River. We don’t agree.

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Trump EPA Abandons Safeguards Protecting Taxpayers from Mine Cleanup Costs

Agency decision leaves communities at risk and taxpayers footing multi-billion dollar bill for toxic releases

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The South Fork Payette—More Precious Than Gold

The Boise National Forest is contesting mining claims on the South Fork Payette River to protect recreational, natural, cultural and other values.

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Company Tries Yet Again to Develop CuMo Mining Project

ICL has worked on CuMo issues for years to ensure that the Boise River watershed is  protected. We still have serious concerns.

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Sage-Grouse: Under a New Threat

Weakening the sage-grouse plan would ignore years of conservation work; discourage conservation efforts; increase uncertainty for states, counties and citizens; and ultimately lead back to a listing decision.

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Atlanta Gold Again Found Guilty of Illegal Arsenic Releases to Boise River

Defunct Mine in Headwaters of Boise River Hit with $502,000 in Penalties

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Cecil Andrus: A Remembrance

The day that Cecil Andrus died, I was in the White Clouds beneath Castle Peak, surrounded by the legacy of the man who saved the place from becoming an open-pit mine.

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Idaho Rejects Dredge Mining Proposals

State agency rules that protection of fish habitat trumps proposed in-stream mining.

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Your Comments Needed Today on Stibnite Gold Mine

As analysis for the project is about to start, a new study finds that 74% of gold mines pollute water.

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New Study: 74% of U.S. Gold Mines Pollute Water

As Congress considers “innovative” mining reform, industry’s track record demands stronger environmental oversight and cleanup funding.

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