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!
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
TWO POSITIONS ARE NOW OPEN. APPLY NOW! Northern Black Hills Organizer and Indigenous Peoples Organizer Join our team to protect water and prevent large-scale mining in the beautiful and unique Black Hills region. Work with experienced organizers and other professionals to develop new skills and increase existing skills. Job activities will include community organizing, research, drafting/implementing an … Continue reading We’re Hiring
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
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'”