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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!
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
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?
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