Latest Environmental issues with mining Stories

2009-03-13 10:00:00

Lamberts Run, Stoneycreek River to Benefit from Improved Water Quality HARRISBURG, Pa., March 13 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Environmental Protection acting Secretary John Hanger today awarded a $361,000 Growing Greener grant to the Somerset County Conservation District to design and construct two mine drainage treatment facilities to abate historic mine discharges on Lamberts Run in Stoneycreek Township. Acidity and iron from the discharges have severely damaged aquatic life in Lambert's...

2009-03-03 09:00:00

Agency Invests $32 Million to Complete 57 Abandoned Mine Reclamation Projects HARRISBURG, Pa., March 3 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Environmental Protection acting Secretary John Hanger reported today that DEP completed 57 abandoned mine reclamation projects in 2008 that reclaimed more than 960 acres of mine-scarred lands and will restore life to dead streams.

2009-01-29 15:26:00

Safety Hazard to be Eliminated at No Cost to Taxpayers HARRISBURG, Pa., Jan.

2009-01-07 10:26:00

ABBOTSFORD, BC, Jan. 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - ICS Copper Systems Ltd.

2008-12-04 09:18:00

SAN FRANCISCO, Dec. 4 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Rainforest Action Network praised Bank of America today for its decision to phase out financing for companies that practice mountaintop removal coal mining, a highly destructive and controversial method of coal extraction.

2008-10-28 09:00:27

Unico, Incorporated (OTCBB: UNCO), a natural resource company in the precious metals mining sector, today announced results from a tailings evaluation from Behre Dolbear and Company (USA) on geological analysis and evaluation completed at the Unico's Deer Trail Mine in Marysvale, Utah.

2008-10-21 15:00:16

CALGARY, Oct. 21 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Infinito Gold Ltd. ("Infinito Gold" or the "Company") announces that its subsidiary in Costa Rica, Industrias Infinito S.A.

2008-10-16 18:00:20

Gold Resource Corporation (GRC) (OTCBB: GORO) (FRANKFURT: GIH) is pleased to report it has been granted the Mexican federal permit to build the El Aguila Project's tailings facility in the southern state of Oaxaca, Mexico.

2008-10-01 21:00:20

Government investigators say a critically injured coal mine mechanic was checking the oil level on a piece of equipment when a protective shield was lowered onto his head accidentally.

2008-09-23 21:00:19

By Ken Ward Jr. Visit an archive of mountaintop removal coverage. g ONLINE wvgazette.com Environmental groups are trying to stop another new mountaintop removal permit, this one along the Clay-Nicholas county line.

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