Great article on people fighting the proposed uranium mining in the Southwestern Black Hills... the battle continues - one victory and one defeat. The victory - Fall River citizens win to get their ordinance on the November ballot that simply says - “URANIUM MINING IS A NUISANCE IN FALL RIVER COUNTY.” The defeat - On … Continue reading One Victory, One Defeat! Powertech is a Nuisance.
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
NOW IT’S ABOUT LITHIUM! The south-central Black Hills now has two mining exploration projects looking for lithium in that area. If you’ve heard of lithium, it’s probably because it’s used in batteries, including electric vehicle batteries, lightweight batteries for cell-phones and laptops, rechargeable batteries, toys, and more. United Lithium has a large exploration project immediately … Continue reading Lithium: Two Companies Stake Claims in the Black Hills. Map available.
Another type of mining exploration has popped up in the Black Hills – exploration for lithium. Lithium is used for batteries, as you are probably aware. There is a lithium rush right now, because the Biden Administration has prioritized mining for materials that are used in renewable energy and electric vehicles. https://bhcleanwateralliance.org/know-the-issue/lithium-rush/ United Lithium Corp., … Continue reading Lithium – Another Rush to Mine in the Black Hills