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Lucky Minerals Inc. Could Start Drilling By End of Year

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After getting the go-ahead from the Montana environmental officials, Lucky Minerals Inc. could start drilling in the Paradise Valley by the end of the year.

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Lucky Minerals Inc. Gets Go-Ahead to Explore for Gold in Paradise Valley

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Lucky Minerals Inc. has been given the go-ahead to explore for gold on private land north of Yellowstone National Park in spite of local opposition.

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Longtime Assistant to Yellowstone Superintendents Retires After Years of Service

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Jane Laye just retired after 25 years as secretary and special assistant to Yellowstone National Park’s four most recent superintendents.

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YGBC Seeks Support of Senator Daines for Yellowstone Gateway Protection Act

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Opponents to mining in the Paradise Valley outside Yellowstone National Park are pressuring U.S. Senator Steve Daines (R-MT) to speak out against two mine proposals.

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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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