World Water Day 2021, in remembrance of Debra White Plume, was a huge success!

To commemorate our virtual gathering in the Black Hills, hosted by BHCWA and Dakota Rural Action BH Chapter, we've create four segment videos and uploaded them as a playlist on our YouTube Channel. In each video you will hear these dynamic, knowledgeable, and informative speakers. Each one speaks passionately about why water is important to them, their families, and the communities they serve. ...Read more

No Uranium

Uranium project on SD Board of Minerals and Environment Dec. 17th agenda.

Board of Minerals and Environment Remote Meeting Via Audio/Visual Conference Thursday, December 17, 2020 9:00 a.m. Mountain/10:00 a.m. Central Time  Dec. 17th Call to ACTION to make a Call to the SD DENR Board of Mineral and Environment and say NO URANIUM MINING! It is important that they hear us; either by phone or online! Please join this … Continue reading Uranium project on SD Board of Minerals and Environment Dec. 17th agenda.

BHCWA’s Statement on EPA’s Issuance of Water Permits to Proposed Uranium Mine.

Press Release - November 25, 2020 STATEMENT ON EPA ISSUANCE OF WATER PERMITSFOR THE PROPOSED DEWEY-BURDOCK URANIUM MINE Black Hills Clean Water Alliance opposes last night’s issuance (see EPA's News Release below) of water permits for the proposed Dewey-Burdock uranium mine in Custer and Fall River Counties in the southwestern Black Hills. We oppose this … Continue reading BHCWA’s Statement on EPA’s Issuance of Water Permits to Proposed Uranium Mine.

F3 Gold on Pause until Tribal Consultation is completed.

As of Nov. 13, 2020, according to the Black Hills National Forest (BHNF) spokesperson, Lou Conroy, they are “Pausing" the publication of the DRAFT Environmental Assessment on F3 Gold's Jenny Gulch Gold Exploration project.  The reason for this “Pause" is that due to the pandemic they are finding it difficult to conduct tribal consultation.  BHNF … Continue reading F3 Gold on Pause until Tribal Consultation is completed.

Rapid Creek Receives National Attention as One of America’s Most Endangered Rivers.

National Press ReleaseLocal Black Hills Press ReleaseDownload Press Releases. “America’s Most Endangered Rivers is a call to action to save the rivers our nation depends on for clean drinking water, a strong economy, and connection with each other and the natural world,” Bob Irvin, President and CEO of American Rivers. NATIONAL PRESS RELEASE: Washington, DC … Continue reading Rapid Creek Receives National Attention as One of America’s Most Endangered Rivers.