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
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“OBJECTORS” ECHOED A STRONG MESSAGE TO USDA/BHNF OFFICIALS ON WEDNESDAY REGARDING THE PROPOSED JENNY GULCH GOLD PROJECT.
On Wednesday, Oct. 12, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Reviewing and Responsible Officers, the civil servants representing the Black Hills National Forest (BHNF) hosted a virtual meeting for “Objectors with Standing” regarding the proposed Jenny Gulch Gold Exploration Project. The BHNF facilitated the five-hour-long meeting with invited individuals, tribes, landowners, and organizations who had submitted comments … Continue reading “OBJECTORS” ECHOED A STRONG MESSAGE TO USDA/BHNF OFFICIALS ON WEDNESDAY REGARDING THE PROPOSED JENNY GULCH GOLD PROJECT.
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
Rapid City City Council Passed Resolution 2022-068 with Omission of Four “Whereas'”
There was standing room only at August 1st Rapid City City Council meeting. On Monday, Aug. 1st, in a 7-2 vote the Rapid City City Council voted to pass Resolution No. 2022-069 - RESOLUTION IN OPPOSITION TO THE UNITED STATES FOREST SERVICE’S FINDING OF NO SIGNIFICANT IMPACT FOR THE JENNY GULCH GOLD EXPLORATION PROJECT BY F3 … Continue reading Rapid City City Council Passed Resolution 2022-068 with Omission of Four “Whereas'”
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!
Governments Against Gold Activity
Here you will find two letters by two separate government officials. The first is the letter from the Cheyenne River Sioux Tribal Chairman Harold Frazier and Chair of the Great Plains Tribal Chairman's Association, who writes " RE: Request for Immediate Action to Withdraw Gold Mining Permits on Treaty Lands.Dear Secretary Vilsack,I write to you … Continue reading Governments Against Gold Activity