On the 5th Anniversary of the Gold King Mine Spill, Congress Must Renew Mining Law Reform Efforts

August 5, 2020 • Raquel Dominguez
The house I lived in for nearly two decades is a mile from the Kansas River, which unevenly bisects my hometown of Lawrence, Kansas. I’ve walked over the bridge and down the levee more times than I can count; I… More »

Uintah County, Utah

Residents in Uintah County, Utah are experiencing the health impacts caused by air pollution from the oil and gas industry. Theirs is just one story that reveals pollution from the booming industry is causing an increase in asthma attacks and… More »

Mining and Drilling our Monuments: Trump Picks the 1872 Mining Law over the 1906 Antiquities Act

December 7, 2017 • Aaron Mintzes
President Trump announced this week his decision to destroy two national monuments: Grand Staircase-Escalante and Bears Ears in Utah. This is the largest rollback of protections for treasured public lands in American history. The purpose: a giant giveaway to the oil, gas, and… More »

Hardrock Mining in Utah

October 2, 2007 • Cathy Carlson

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