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The Latest On: Mining

April 22, 2021 | Legal Document

Michigan Court Orders Re-Consideration of Back 40 Mine Permit

A Circuit Court judge in Michigan ordered an Administrative Law Judge to re-consider a decision granting a mining permit for Aquila Resources' Back 40 Mine, and to enlarge the record with additional evidence concerning groundwater impacts of the mine.

April 21, 2021 | In the News: E&E News

About-face: Army Corps to consult with tribes on WOTUS

Stu Gillespie, Attorney, Rocky Mountain Office, Earthjustice: "It is further proof that the Trump administration's abrupt decision to forgo any consultation with the tribes on the Rosemont mine [jurisdictional determination] was not just unlawful, but based on irresponsible and indefensible policy. The corps must own up to this error by revoking the Rosemont JD and consulting with the tribes before undertaking any action."