Happy New Year to you and yours. Looks like we have our work cut out for us in 2023. Our new updated Mining Claims map is now available and we even created a new webpage to make it more easily located. This update now confirms a total of 228,000 acres of active mining claims in the Black Hills as … Continue reading Mining Claims Increased to 228,000 Acres in the Black Hills
On Wednesday, Oct. 12, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Reviewing and Responsible Officers, the civil servants representing the Black Hills National Forest (BHNF) hosted a virtual meeting for “Objectors with Standing” regarding the proposed Jenny Gulch Gold Exploration Project. The BHNF facilitated the five-hour-long meeting with invited individuals, tribes, landowners, and organizations who had submitted comments … Continue reading “OBJECTORS” ECHOED A STRONG MESSAGE TO USDA/BHNF OFFICIALS ON WEDNESDAY REGARDING THE PROPOSED JENNY GULCH GOLD PROJECT.
Here you will find two letters by two separate government officials. The first is the letter from the Cheyenne River Sioux Tribal Chairman Harold Frazier and Chair of the Great Plains Tribal Chairman's Association, who writes " RE: Request for Immediate Action to Withdraw Gold Mining Permits on Treaty Lands.Dear Secretary Vilsack,I write to you … Continue reading Governments Against Gold Activity
The US Forest Service posted a Notice on Friday, July 8, 2022, in the Rapid City Journal. The notice marked the release of the Draft Decision on the proposed gold exploration by F3 Gold of Minneapolis in the Jenny Gulch area, less than a mile from Pactola Reservoir. Other documents that were released are: the … Continue reading U.S. Forest Service Green Lights F3 Gold! Objections Due in 45 Days
Let's fill these seat on July 5 at 9:00 AM.
Black Hills Clean Water Alliance has updated the map of mining claims in the Black Hills, as of April 20, 2022. According to the federal government's 1872 Mining Law, a company or individual who has a mining claim has the right to explore and, if they find anything, the right to mine. However, State and County laws … Continue reading Updated Claims Map – 184,400 Acres of the Black Hills National Forest are Under Claims.