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.
DEADLINE IS AUGUST 26, 2020. 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 in that area. This … Continue reading Public Comment Due on Proposed Uranium Mining
- 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
PRESS ADVISORY PRESS CONFERENCE TUESDAY, JUNE 16, TO LAUNCH NEW ORGANIZATION CONTACT: Rapid Creek Watershed Action 605-484-8840 A Press Conference on Tuesday, June 16, will launch Rapid Creek Watershed Action (RCWA), a new coalition whose goal is to create a federally-designated recreation area in the Rapid Creek watershed upstream from Rapid City in the Black … Continue reading Rapid Creek Watershed Action Official Launches
We have gathered some information on a proposed gold exploration project near Rockerville. It is called the Golden Meadows Placer Exploration Project, and the claim it's on is owned by Dan Hoff, Darcy Van Hout, and James Van Hout of Rapid City. All three of these claimants have had other claims in the area. We … Continue reading FOREST SERVICE FAILS TO INSURE RECLAMATION OF GOLD OPERATIONS
May 15, 2020 - Black Hills Clean Water Alliance has filed a lawsuit against the U.S. Department of Agriculture and the U.S. Forest Service for withholding information that was requested under the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) in December 2018. The information that was requested is a variety of documents and communications regarding gold-related activities … Continue reading Lawsuit filed under FOIA