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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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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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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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