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BLACK HILLS CLEAN WATER ALLIANCE FILES LAWSUIT AGAINST FOREST SERVICE FOR WITHHOLDING INFORMATION

May 15, 2020

CONTACT:

Jeff Parsons, Attorney, Western Mining Action Project: 720-203-2871

Lilias Jarding, PhD, Black Hills Clean Water Alliance: 605-787-2872

Black Hills Clean Water Alliance has filed a lawsuit against the U.S. Department of Agriculture and the U.S. Forest Service for withholding information that was requested under the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) in December 2018. The information that was requested is a variety of documents and communications regarding gold-related activities in the Black Hills.