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Forest Service, BLM Look to Expedite Yellowstone Mining Ban Analysis

Courtesy of the Interior Department

Federal officials are discussing how to expedite their mining ban analysis for land in the Paradise Valley just north of Yellowstone National Park.

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Fire Danger Ranked Very High in Yellowstone National Park

Maple Fire September 10, 2016

Fire danger in Yellowstone National Park has been rated “very high” as wildfires continue to burn across Montana and the American West.

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Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke Supports Mining Ban Outside Yellowstone National Park

Courtesy of the Interior Department

Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke has thrown his weight behind a mining ban proposal in the Paradise Valley outside of Yellowstone National Park.

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Montana DEQ Issues Bond Request to Lucky Minerals Inc.

WestslopeAbsarokaRangeMontana 2009

The Montana Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) has sent a bond request to Lucky Minerals Inc., which wants to drill north of Yellowstone for gold.

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Lucky Minerals Inc. Could Start Drilling By End of Year

WestslopeAbsarokaRangeMontana 2009

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

WestslopeAbsarokaRangeMontana 2009

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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YGBC Seeks Support of Senator Daines for Yellowstone Gateway Protection Act

WestslopeAbsarokaRangeMontana 2009

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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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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Congress Needed To Make Mining Claims Ban North of Yellowstone Permanent

WestslopeAbsarokaRangeMontana 2009

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

WestslopeAbsarokaRangeMontana 2009

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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