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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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Gardiner Sewer District Sues Yellowstone Over Arsenic

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The Gardiner-Park County Water and Sewer District is suing Yellowstone National Park over arsenic levels in its sewage treatment system.

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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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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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Xanterra Criticized Over Proposed Employee Housing Development

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Some Park County residents and officials are concerned about Xanterra Parks and Resorts’ plan to build employee housing north of town.

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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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All Four Fires Grow In Yellowstone, South Entrance Still Closed

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All four active fires in Yellowstone (Maple, Buffalo, Fawn, and Central) exhibited growth yesterday.

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