May 17, 2013 in The Daily Republic
Homestake retains 12 employees overseeing reclamation at its shuttered operation.
April 18, 2013 in The Daily Republic
SD Department of Environment and Natural Resources recommends mining permit be granted. Continue Reading
March 21, 2013 in The Daily Republic
Giant profits are made removing and selling our resources while the toxic messes and liability are left to the taxpayers.
March 20, 2013 in The Daily Republic
Silica sands are used in hydraulic fracturing, in which combinations of water, minerals and chemicals are pumped into shale oil and gas formations at high pressure.
March 20, 2013 in The Dickinson Press
RAPID CITY, S.D. A South Dakota-based company says it has secured silica sand mining claims in three Black Hills counties. Continue Reading
March 9, 2013 in The Daily Republic
Is PowerTech going to pay anything for our water? If not, why would South Dakota give 20 years of water to a foreign company, risking our two largest industries agriculture, tourism especially with a drought? Continue Reading
February 24, 2013 in The Daily Republic
We all care about jobs but giving away what we already have (agriculture and tourism) for a “pie in the sky” operation is poppycock. Continue Reading
February 22, 2013 in The Daily Republic
Powertech (USA), Inc., a Canadian company with just 10 employees owned by a stock market hedge fund, is planning a massive uranium mining operation near Edgemont.
February 17, 2013 in Worthington Daily Globe
Opponents cite environmental concerns and
stress on roadsST. PAUL Many Minnesotans are not sure whether more silica sand mining could mean dangerous dust and contaminated water, a booming economy, or something in between.
February 8, 2013 in The Daily Republic
Powertech Uranium Corp. (which has never mined anything) wants access to 9,000 gallons per minute of our water for 20 years for ISL uranium mining near Edgemont. Continue Reading