Dr. Lilias Jarding has written an excellent piece on the history of gold mining, and the current gold rush, in addition to uranium and rare earths mining issues that is happening now in the Black Hills, published by the SD Standard Now (Much appreciated!) Lilias writes: As of the end of January, 148,000 acres of the Black … Continue reading A Must Read: An Excellent Piece on the Second Gold Rush in the Black Hills by Dr. Jarding
Miana Fay tabling at a recent public awareness event. BHCWA is pleased to announce that Miana Fay has joined us as our new Creative Program Assistant/Organizer. Miana is helping us advance our social media presence, which we are now on Instagram and Twitter. So please follow us on both, and share. She will also be … Continue reading Miana Fay Joins BHCWA Staff!
We Have Gathered More Facts and Now We Need Your Help to Stop Gold Exploration! These two gold companies listed below are part of a larger gold rush in the northern Black Hills. According to US Forest Service staff in March 2022, there are no public lands still available for mining claims in the northern … Continue reading Northern Black Hills: More Information on Two Gold Companies! CALL TO ACTION!
Intervenors who oppose Powertech fill the room during the WMB Meeting. Photo by Rebecca Terk.
The US Forest Service has issued an important document on F3 Gold’s proposed gold project in the Black Hills -- This Environmental Assessment is a step toward possible gold exploration just upstream from Pactola Reservoir in the Black Hills and a direct impact on not only water, but wildlife, such as the Bighorn Sheep birthing … Continue reading MORE LARGE-SCALE GOLD MINING IN THE BLACK HILLS?
--- Cindy at parade. Photo by Tatyana. URGENT!! On October 6 - 7, the SD Water Management Board will be holding a critical hearing on the future of the Black Hills. They will be deciding whether Powertech Uranium (subsidiary of Azarga Uranium) can re-start uranium mining water permit hearings that were put on hold in 2013. If the … Continue reading Oct 6th – SD Water Management Board to Decide; Can Powertech Uranium Re-Start Water Permit Hearings? – WE SAY NO!!