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2010-01-21 05:00:00

SANTIAGO, Chile, Jan. 21 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- White Mountain Titanium Corporation ("White Mountain" or the "Company") (OTC Bulletin Board: WMTM) reports that it has successfully completed flotation test work to recover feldspar from natural rutile (titanium dioxide) flotation tailings.

2010-01-12 07:30:00

VANCOUVER, Jan. 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Luna Gold Corp. (TSXV-LGC) ("Luna" or the "Company") is pleased to provide a summary of progress on its wholly owned Aurizona gold project in Maranhao State, Brazil.

2010-01-07 19:09:18

Group cites extensive scientific evidence of permanent environmental damage and risks to human health.

2009-10-30 16:17:00

Projects Will Remove Safety Hazards, Improve Water Quality in Susquehanna, Ohio River Basins HARRISBURG, Pa., Oct.

2009-08-06 16:00:00

BEAVERTON, Ore., Aug.

2009-05-21 10:00:00

Three Miles of Dangerous Highwalls, Coal Refuse Piles to be Eliminated HARRISBURG, Pa., May 21 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Dangerous abandoned mine lands with more than three miles of highwalls and large piles of mine spoil in Clearfield County will be reclaimed under a $1.8 million project announced today by Environmental Protection Secretary John Hanger. The project will control erosion at the 146-acre site in the village of Grassflat in Cooper Township to improve water quality entering...

2009-05-15 10:00:00

Projects Will Remove Safety Hazards, Improve Water Quality HARRISBURG, Pa., May 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Approximately 340 acres of dangerous abandoned mine lands containing steep cliffs, piles of waste coal that pollute streams, and exposed coal seams that can catch fire from burning trash will be cleaned up under 13 contracts awarded during the first four months of this year, according to Environmental Protection Secretary John Hanger. DEP awarded the contracts under programs that...

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2009-03-27 14:49:08

Volunteers in Kentucky are gathering to plant millions of trees in a massive reforestation project to undo the damages caused to Appalachian mining sites.

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.


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