An attachment to a "must-pass" bill gives sacred Native-American land to a foreign mining company. How did this happen and what can we do about it?
Mary Burke didn't hold back in her rebuttal either.
“Tony Abbott has shown time and again that he is an environmental vandal with no thought for the future.” -- Opposition leader Bill Shorten.
Lawmakers in Idaho this week expanded the field of play for the far-right strategy of "nullification" by applying it to federal environmental laws.
U.S. Oil Sands, an Alberta-based company aiming to develop tar sands deposits in Utah's Uintah Basin.
Imagine taking a hike in your local woods and coming upon characters toting semi-automatic weapons, dressed in camo and wearing masks. Then imagine finding out they are militia-movement followers hired by a mining operation to protect against "eco-terrorists."
Rosemont Copper Company intends to dump billions of tons of mine waste laced with mercury, lead, arsenic and other poisons on more than 3,000 acres of the Coronado National Forest in Southern Arizona.
The Peruvian government has declared a state of emergency in the mountain region of Cajamarca where thousands have gathered in recent days to protest the expansion of a gold mine owned by the U.S.-based Newmont Mining that is already the largest in South America.
(John L. Lewis mincing no words before Congressional hearings on Mine Safety - 1952) Editors Note: This is a repost from last year, the occasion being the recent Mine disaster in West Virginia. As part of this continuing look at the Labor
Sometimes Rand Paul's anti-regulatory mouth gets him into trouble. Earlier this election season, he got into hot water with miners for suggesting the federal government shouldn't be involved in mine safety. He then later said he still "thinks
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