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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Midas Gold Discussion Gets Serious

All the Payette National Forest wants to do is make sure an historically battered and defiled piece of federal land has a fighting chance against the motives of industry.

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“Fast and Furious” at the Statehouse

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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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