The Latest On: Wild Lands
Montana DEQ Announces that Hecla Mining Company, National Mining Association Chairman Phillips Baker in Violation of Montana’s “Bad Actor” Laws
Uranium Mining Industry Seeks Supreme Court Review to Overturn Mining Ban that Protects Grand Canyon Region
David Henkin, Attorney, Earthjustice: “Who in their right mind, in the 21st century, would look at a sacred valley like Makua filled with cultural riches and endangered species and say ‘Let’s bomb this!'”
Heidi McIntosh. Managing Attorney, Earthjustice: "We knew that this was driven largely by politics but when you see the documents, when you see that Sen. Hatch drew the boundaries reportedly to void all conflicts with mineral extraction, it really puts a fine point on it."
Heidi McIntosh, Managing Attorney, Earthjustice: “The most important immediate change is that the lands will once again be available for mining prospectors to get out on federal public lands and stake mining claims.”