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Yellowstone Gateway Protection Act Passes Senate; House Next

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The proposed ban on mining north of Yellowstone National Park, the Yellowstone Gateway Protection Act, was passed today by the U.S. Senate as part of a major, bipartisan public lands package that now heads for the House of Representatives.

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Montana SOS Approves Mining Ballot Initiative

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Montana voters could have the chance to vote on limiting pollution from hard rock mines, which could potentially impact projects proposed outside Yellowstone National Park.

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Yellowstone Gateway Protection Act Omitted From Omnibus Bill

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The Yellowstone Gateway Protection Act will not be included in the 2018 omnibus spending bill—for different reasons, according to Montana’s congressional delegation.

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YGBC Ramps Up Call for Yellowstone-Area Mining Ban

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The Yellowstone Gateway Business Coalition (YGBC) is ramping up calls for a mining ban in the Paradise Valley outside Yellowstone National Park.

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Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke Supports Mining Ban Outside Yellowstone National Park

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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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Kinross Gold Inc. Donates Former Mineral Hill Mine to Trout Unlimited, Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation

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Trout Unlimited and the Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation have reached a conservation easement agreement for 549 acres just outside Yellowstone.

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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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Hearing Scheduled for Yellowstone Gateway Protection Act

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

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