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20 Mining Claims Have Been Staked On Land Trump Cut From Monument Protection
Most of the mineral rights are being eyed by a Canadian copper mining firm. But there's other interest.
A Canadian Firm Prepares To Mine Land Trump Cut From Monument Protection
The company has entered into an agreement to purchase mineral rights to a former copper mine site within the original boundary of Grand Staircase-Escalante.
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Trump Opened Bears Ears Monument To Mining, So We Went To Stake A Claim
Obtaining mineral rights is easy through America's antiquated system. Doing anything with them is hard.
Banana Republic: U.S. Fracking Pioneer Aubrey McClendon Bringing Practice to Argentina
Research Fellow for DeSmogBlog.com, freelance investigative jo...
Image Credit: Wikimedia Commons Argentina's government, in a presentation posted online by the Undersecretariat of Mining
A Brief Legal Introduction to a Landowner's Oil and Gas Ownership
Senior Scholar, Dean Institute for Corporate Governance and In...
A mineral owner is legally entitled to utilize a reasonable amount of the surface, typically without the consent of the surface
Rural Louisiana and Mississippi brace for accelerated Tuscaloosa drilling
Honore said policies in Louisiana and Mississippi are more favorable for frackers than in Texas, North Dakota, Pennsylvania
Clean, Sustainable Energy vs. Fracking Colorado
Clearly when it comes to environmental protection, public health and sustainable energy, it requires a groundswell of action by the people.
Congo Massacres: First Revenge, Then Blood Money
Veteran journalist reporting from the United Nations
The United Nations officially released an explosive report on massacres of desperate Hutu men, women and children who trekked across vast expanses of the Congo to escape Rwanda's Tutsi-led army, which kept catching up to them.
A Sacred Fire Is Burning at Eagle Rock
Sulfide Mining Campaign Director, Yellow Dog Watershed Preserve
, indigenous communities are waging very real battles to protect sacred sites. And not just in exotic corners of the world, but right here in America, in the Great Lakes.
Colorado Supreme Court To Decide Whether CDOT Can Claim Mineral Rights On Condemned Land
Colorado's Supreme Court has agreed to consider whether the Colorado Department of Transportation is authorized to acquire
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Energy Primer for Western Colorado
Columnist, Community Activist
After listening to seven speakers and a panel discussion at Mesa State, I may not know everything about the local fossil fuel industry, but I sure know a lot more acronyms.
The Largest Onland Gas Field in the U.S.: The Haynesville Shale and My Father Was Right
Although we need to find cleaner ways to fuel our economy, perhaps there is some poetic justice in the fact that this rural forgotten area has hit the jackpot.
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