Activists have complained that the profitability of jade mining led businesses and the government to neglect enforcing already weak regulations in the industry.
The Shaft Bottom Boys of Sudbury, Ontario, sang their way into the record books on Saturday when they performed 6,213 feet below sea level.
The Chilean firm looking to build a copper-nickel mine near a Minnesota wilderness area has a connection to the Trump family and a record of pollution overseas.
Idaho's Nez Perce tribe's lawsuit to stop pollution in Payette National Forest can proceed against the Canadian mining company Midas Gold.
The "King of Coal," who founded one of the country's most productive mining firms, died Thursday.
The Treasure State looks poised to permit its first new copper mine in decades. Sandfire says it will raise the environmental bar — a promise Montanans have heard before.
Richard Painter, former chief ethics lawyer for George W. Bush, said the arrangement "looks bad."
The new job at a Nevada mining company comes fewer than four months after Zinke left his position.
The Arctic city is moving 2 miles away to stop it falling into the mine that created it.
Obtaining mineral rights is easy through America's antiquated system. Doing anything with them is hard.