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
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“OBJECTORS” ECHOED A STRONG MESSAGE TO USDA/BHNF OFFICIALS ON WEDNESDAY REGARDING THE PROPOSED JENNY GULCH GOLD PROJECT.
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.
Rapid City City Council Passed Resolution 2022-068 with Omission of Four “Whereas'”
There was standing room only at August 1st Rapid City City Council meeting. On Monday, Aug. 1st, in a 7-2 vote the Rapid City City Council voted to pass Resolution No. 2022-069 - RESOLUTION IN OPPOSITION TO THE UNITED STATES FOREST SERVICE’S FINDING OF NO SIGNIFICANT IMPACT FOR THE JENNY GULCH GOLD EXPLORATION PROJECT BY F3 … Continue reading Rapid City City Council Passed Resolution 2022-068 with Omission of Four “Whereas'”
IMPORTANT CALL TO ACTION: The Pennington County Commissioners to Consider Hard-Rock Mining Ordinance.
Let's fill these seat on July 5 at 9:00 AM.
A Must Read: An Excellent Piece on the Second Gold Rush in the Black Hills by Dr. Jarding
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
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