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US, state agencies review proposed uranium mine near Edgemont

November 19, 2012 in The Daily Republic

PIERRE(AP) Federal and state agencies are on the cusp of deciding the fate of a long-debated uranium mine in southwestern South Dakota that would produce about 1 million pounds of uranium oxide annually for the next two decades.
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ND PSC to participate in coal regulation lawsuit

August 28, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) North Dakota’s Public Service Commission has received permission to participate in a federal lawsuit challenging its authority to regulate coal mining. Continue Reading

Gravel mine halted near Elkhorn Ranch

July 18, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

BISMARCK (AP) Development of a gravel mine near the site of Theodore Roosevelt’s historic Badlands ranch in western North Dakota will not continue, a Montana businessman said Wednesday. Continue Reading

New lab turns Homestake gold town into scientific hub

May 30, 2012 in The Daily Republic

Wednesday, when part of the closed Homestake Gold Mine officially becomes an underground campus, Lead’s name will be known in scientific circles as the place where the elusive stuff called dark matter might finally be detected. Continue Reading

Firm seeks to operate rare earth mine near Sundance in Wyoming

May 11, 2012 in The Daily Republic

The company that wants to build and operate the mine, Rare Element Resources Ltd., promises high-wage jobs and economic vitality to an area where 40 percent of the population is age 50 or older. Continue Reading

ND regulator says potash well site cleaned up

April 26, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) A North Dakota regulator says a potash mining test well site has been cleaned up. Continue Reading

SD company plans gold mine near Spearfish Canyon

April 20, 2012 in The Daily Republic

RAPID CITY (AP) A South Dakota company is proposing a new gold mining operation in the Black Hills. Continue Reading

ND Supreme Court affirms coal company land reclamation deal

April 11, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) North Dakota’s Supreme Court has upheld a land reclamation deal between a coal company and several government agencies.
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ND potash deposits not as promising as thought

February 24, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) A company that’s exploring for potash in northwestern North Dakota says things aren’t as promising as officials had hoped. Continue Reading

The Dickinson Press Top 10: No. 9: Proposed South Heart mine

December 21, 2011 in The Dickinson Press

As the year wraps up and we enter 2012, The Dickinson Press will take you through the top stories that filled its pages. Today we recall No. 9.
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