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Senator Tester Introduces Yellowstone Gateway Protection Act

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U.S. Senator Jon Tester (D-MT) has introduced legislation to permanently ban mining on 30,000 acres of land in the Paradise Valley outside Yellowstone National Park.

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Public Comment Period Ends on Paradise Valley Mining Ban

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The public comment period on a potential mineral withdrawal within the Paradise Valley outside Yellowstone National Park ended Wednesday.

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Over 250 Comment on Lucky Minerals Drilling Proposal

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Public comment has closed on the proposal to let Lucky Minerals Inc. do exploratory drilling north of Yellowstone National Park.

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Congress Needed To Make Mining Claims Ban North of Yellowstone Permanent

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Although the Interior Department has temporarily blocked new mining claims north of Yellowstone, it would take Congress to make the ban permanent.

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New Mining Claims Temporarily Banned North of Yellowstone National Park

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The Obama administration is expected to announce a temporary ban on new mining claims on U.S. Forest Service land near Yellowstone National Park.

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U.S. Senator Jon Tester Pens Letter Against Mining North of Yellowstone National Park

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U.S. Senator Jon Tester (D-MT) has come out against the two mining projects proposed north of Yellowstone National Park.

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Canadian Mining Co. Might Do Exploratory Drilling North of Yellowstone

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British Columbia-based Lucky Minerals Inc.’s may be allowed to perform exploratory drilling north of Yellowstone National Park.

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Local Opposition To Crevice Gold Mine Still Strong

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Local opposition continues to mount against a proposal by Crevice Mining Group to mine for gold just north of Yellowstone National Park.

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Montana DEQ Rejects Crevice Mining Application Outside Yellowstone Again

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Once again, Montana environmental officials have declined an application from Crevice Mining Group LLC to mine for gold outside Yellowstone National Park.

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Crevice Mining Group LLC Resubmits Yellowstone Mining Application

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A Spokane, Washington-based mining company has resubmitted an application to look for gold outside Yellowstone National Park.

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