DEADLINE IS FRIDAY, AUGUST 28, 2020 - MIDNIGHT (MST). NOTE: Updated with Items to Use for Comment The Dewey-Burdock uranium mining project in the southwestern Black Hills is trying to take a step forward. We have only a few weeks to generate and write comments on the latest effort to destroy the water and land … Continue reading Public Comment EXTENDED on Proposed Uranium Mining
National Press ReleaseLocal Black Hills Press ReleaseDownload Press Releases. “America’s Most Endangered Rivers is a call to action to save the rivers our nation depends on for clean drinking water, a strong economy, and connection with each other and the natural world,” Bob Irvin, President and CEO of American Rivers. NATIONAL PRESS RELEASE: Washington, DC … Continue reading Rapid Creek Receives National Attention as One of America’s Most Endangered Rivers.
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This is the Decision Memo from James Gubbels, the Forest Service's District Ranger for the Mystic Ranger District, about the Golden Meadows gold exploration project near Rockerville. According to the Forest Service, the project can move ahead. Besides reading this document to find out why, you can read all of our comments and the Forest … Continue reading Forest Service Says Gold Exploration Can Move Forward!
As things heat up around the uranium mining issue in the Black Hills, local attorney David Ganje has written an important opinion article on the topic. Let us look at some steps taken, or not taken, to protect groundwater in the area of the project. First consider these comments by staff members of the U … Continue reading URANIUM MINING: Will South Dakota relinquish its responsibility?
- and why we must protect it from destructive mining. Featured on South Dakota Standard - Dr. Lilias Jarding writes: Mniluzahan (Rapid Creek) is the source of Rapid City’s and Ellsworth Air Force Base’s water supply. It also supplies water for reservations, rural areas, and irrigation systems along its route to the Cheyenne River and … Continue reading How Rapid Creek in the Black Hills links to Rapid City’s water supply