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The move could cripple a Chilean firm's effort to build a copper-nickel mine a few miles from the Minnesota wilderness area.
The ruling says it was "arbitrary and capricious" for the Trump administration to suddenly drop sage grouse protections to allow mining.
As the new president broke from the old on climate issues, his nominee for energy secretary revealed one potential area of continuity.
The open-pit gold and copper mine is "contrary to the public interest," the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers said.
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.
In December, President Donald Trump cut more than 2 million acres from a pair of protected Utah sites.
Don Blankenship is attempting to "shift the blame for a decade of death, destruction and despair," said union president Cecil Roberts.
The vote marked the culmination of a decade of pressure from activists, environmentalists and the Catholic church.
One of President Trump's best tools to "drain the swamp" is under threat from his own side. A mere four days after he took office, Republican Congress members began attacking a key piece of anti-corruption legislation.
The application of the 1981 Water Code has already affected the future of Indigenous communities in the north of Chile, such