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Zinke: No Mining North of Yellowstone in Paradise Valley

Signing ceremony ban on Paradise Valley mining

In a win for conservation and Yellowstone tourism over mining, U.S. Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke announced the withdrawal of 30,000 acres of federal lands in southwest Montana north of the Park from mining for 20 years.

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U.S. Forest Service Announces Support for 20-Year Mining Ban Outside Yellowstone

Paradise Valley

The U.S. Forest Service has announced it wants to ban new mining claims on land just north of Yellowstone National Park for 20 years.

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Hearing Scheduled for Yellowstone Gateway Protection Act

WestslopeAbsarokaRangeMontana 2009

Officials have scheduled a hearing for the Yellowstone Gateway Protection Act, sponsored by U.S. Senator Jon Tester (D-MT).

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Longtime Assistant to Yellowstone Superintendents Retires After Years of Service

7-7-17 Laye, Jan

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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Public Comment Period Ends on Paradise Valley Mining Ban

WestslopeAbsarokaRangeMontana 2009

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

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Local Opposition To Crevice Gold Mine Still Strong

WestslopeAbsarokaRangeMontana 2009

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

WestslopeAbsarokaRangeMontana 2009

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

WestslopeAbsarokaRangeMontana 2009

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

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Park County Business, Environmental Coalitions To U.S. Forest Service: No Mining North of Yellowstone

WestslopeAbsarokaRangeMontana 2009

The Yellowstone Gateway Business Coalition is asking the U.S. Forest Service to halt mining on land just north of Yellowstone National Park.

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