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.
Tag: Rapid Creek Watershed
MINING COMPANIES RUSHING INTO BLACK HILLS
Cleopatra Creek in the northern Black Hills in Nov 2021 - Photo by Miana Fay
DRAFT HARD ROCK MINING ORDINANCE TO BE HEARD AT SPECIAL MEETING
WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 9 - SPECIAL MEETING ON DRAFT HARD ROCK MINING ORDINANCE WITH THE PENNINGTON COUNTY PLANNING COMMISSION BEGINNING AT 5:00 PM MOUNTAIN – PENNINGTON COUNTY ADMINISTRATION BUILDING, 130 Kansas City St., Rapid City, SD. Come and show that you are concerned about potential gold and other mining in Pennington County. This event is really … Continue reading DRAFT HARD ROCK MINING ORDINANCE TO BE HEARD AT SPECIAL MEETING
SLEIGHT OF HAND – OR SOMETHING ABOUT THE NATURE OF MINING COMPANY PROPAGANDA
The heading is “F3 Gold’s Water Stewardship Plan” for the project they propose by the intake to Pactola Reservoir, the Jenny Gulch gold project. There is, of course, no “stewardship” when land is mined – the land and water are destroyed. But let’s look more closely at their plan, which includes five points. POINT ONE: … Continue reading SLEIGHT OF HAND – OR SOMETHING ABOUT THE NATURE OF MINING COMPANY PROPAGANDA
Watch our Magical Float in Action at the Festival of Lights Parade!
Join us to watch our magical float in action -- A Water Protection Extravaganza! Saturday Night, Nov. 27 beginning at 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM in Downtown Rapid City. We're excited to announce that the Rapid City Festival of Lights Parade is a GO this year (finally) and we'll be there with Mni, the white … Continue reading Watch our Magical Float in Action at the Festival of Lights Parade!
“Selfie with Smokey Bear Challenge”
Save Jenny Gulch - Protect Rapid Creek Take on this Challenge for your chance to win a prize. Information of how to participate is in the photo slides below. You can also Email your comments in by Oct. 22 at 11:59 PM Mountain to:firstname.lastname@example.org Include “F3 Jenny Gulch Gold Exploration Project” in the subject line. … Continue reading “Selfie with Smokey Bear Challenge”