Press Releases

PRESS RELEASE – 5/9/2019

ORGANIZATION SEEKS GOLD EXPLORATION INFORMATION: APPEAL OF FOREST SERVICE DECISION FILED

Contact: Lilias Jarding, Ph.D. 605-787-2872 During the day M, W, F: 605-455-2700

Black Hills Clean Water Alliance has filed an appeal of the Forest Service’s refusal to provide information on proposed gold exploration in the Black Hills, citing the public’s right to know about mining-related activities that could negatively impact water, other resources in the area, and our tourism and agriculture economy.  … read more

View the Freedom of Information Act Appeal document.


PRESS RELEASE – 4/3/2019

GOLD COMPANY HAS MINING CLAIMS IN BLACK ELK WILDERNESS AREA, AT BLACK ELK PEAK

Contact: Lilias Jarding, Ph.D. 605-787-2872 During the day M, W, F: 605-455-2700

Recent development – Disclaimer: CWA received information from Seth Tupper, reporter for the Rapid City Journal, that the Bureau of Land Management (which manages mining claims) told him that there are not actually mining claims in the Black Elk Wilderness Area. There was apparently a clerical error at the BLM and has been confirmed in an email from the BLM.

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