Join us as we celebrate World Water Day on Saturday, March 25th in Rapid City, SD. This year's theme is - “Accelerate Change – Protect Black Hills Water." This event will bring awareness that together we must move swiftly to protect Black Hills Water from radioactive and destructive mining. Mining companies are coming into the … Continue reading Join us on March 25th to Celebrate World Water Day!
Category: Central Black Hills
HEADS UP! Mining Impact Study can protect Rapid Creek Watershed
THIS IS SOME GOOD NEWS FOR THE BLACK HILLS AND THOSE FEDERAL LANDS WITHIN THE RAPID CREEK WATERSHED, BUT THE FIGHT IS STILL NOT OVER!!!! Today, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) and the USDA Forest Service announced a proposal to protect cultural and natural resources in the Pactola Reservoir - Rapid Creek Watershed, including … Continue reading HEADS UP! Mining Impact Study can protect Rapid Creek Watershed
Where Did F3 Gold Go? Folks Wanted to KNOW!
Close to 300 people turned out last night in Custer for the Forest Service's public meeting about F3 Gold's Newark gold exploration project. Almost everybody was against the project! Native people and non-Indian people standing together to protect water! The F3 Gold representatives left early. There will be an extension to the comment period, and … Continue reading Where Did F3 Gold Go? Folks Wanted to KNOW!
Mining Claims Increased to 228,000 Acres in the Black Hills
Happy New Year to you and yours. Looks like we have our work cut out for us in 2023. Our new updated Mining Claims map is now available and we even created a new webpage to make it more easily located. This update now confirms a total of 228,000 acres of active mining claims in the Black Hills as … Continue reading Mining Claims Increased to 228,000 Acres in the Black Hills
Updated Mining Claims Map – Now Shows 202,000 Acres Are Under Attack in the Black Hills
Here is an updated mining claims map for the Black Hills. Claims that are new since April are in purple. Most of these are the lithium mining claims around Custer and north towards Hill City. This updated map shows that there are now over 202,000 acres of mining claims in the Black Hills as of … Continue reading Updated Mining Claims Map – Now Shows 202,000 Acres Are Under Attack in the Black Hills
CALL TO ACTION: ATTEND THE RAPID CITY CITY COUNCIL MEETING ON MONDAY!
Take Action NOW – Contact the Rapid City City Council members (listed below) and let them know that protecting our water is why they were elected. They must ensure that our municipal drinking water source, which is the Rapid Creek Watershed, is kept clean. Let your family, friends and networks know about the need to protect our water … Continue reading CALL TO ACTION: ATTEND THE RAPID CITY CITY COUNCIL MEETING ON MONDAY!