A More Nuclear South Dakota? Stop SCR 601 Now!

ATTENTION!! The Legislature is in session, and one of the items that needs our immediate attention is Senate Concurrent Resolution 601. This SCR asks for a legislative committee to be formed to determine how a nuclear power plant(s) could be established in South Dakota.   Email or call your district lawmakers right away and let them know you … Continue reading A More Nuclear South Dakota? Stop SCR 601 Now!

Uranium Mining Company Retreats from Fall River County. One Company Down, One to Go!

Congratulations Are Being Heard Throughout the Black Hills! The "Uranium Mining is a Nuisance" initiative in Fall River County is working. One Company Down, One to Go. On December 3, Pegasus Resources Inc., a Canadian company, that wanted to mine uranium in the southern Black Hills ended its agreement with Cowboy Exploration and Development. This … Continue reading Uranium Mining Company Retreats from Fall River County. One Company Down, One to Go!

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

Updated Claims Map – 184,400 Acres of the Black Hills National Forest are Under Claims.

Black Hills Clean Water Alliance has updated the map of mining claims in the Black Hills, as of April 20, 2022.  According to the federal government's 1872 Mining Law, a company or individual who has a mining claim has the right to explore and, if they find anything, the right to mine.  However, State and County laws … Continue reading Updated Claims Map – 184,400 Acres of the Black Hills National Forest are Under Claims.