NOW IT’S ABOUT LITHIUM! The south-central Black Hills now has two mining exploration projects looking for lithium in that area. If you’ve heard of lithium, it’s probably because it’s used in batteries, including electric vehicle batteries, lightweight batteries for cell-phones and laptops, rechargeable batteries, toys, and more. United Lithium has a large exploration project immediately … Continue reading Lithium: Two Companies Stake Claims in the Black Hills. Map available.
Another type of mining exploration has popped up in the Black Hills – exploration for lithium. Lithium is used for batteries, as you are probably aware. There is a lithium rush right now, because the Biden Administration has prioritized mining for materials that are used in renewable energy and electric vehicles. https://bhcleanwateralliance.org/know-the-issue/lithium-rush/ United Lithium Corp., … Continue reading Lithium – Another Rush to Mine in the Black Hills
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.