Objection for the Thompson Creek Mine FEIS

May 15, 2015 • Earthworks and Idaho Conservation League

Scoping comments on East Smoky Panel Mine EIS

May 1, 2015 • Earthworks and Crow Creek Conservation Alliance

Comment on Thompson Creek Mine Final Environmental Impact Statement

April 26, 2015 • Earthworks and Idaho Conservation League

Conservationists Object to “Needlessly Destructive” Mining Activities in Idaho’s Frank Church-River of No Return Wilderness

March 16, 2015 • Earthworks et al

Boise, ID – A mining company’s plan to deploy bulldozers, dumptrucks and drilling rigs miles inside the Frank Church-River of No Return Wilderness is needlessly destructive to this nationally treasured landscape, charge conservation groups.
The stated goal of AIMMCO’s proposal is to conduct additional mineral sampling to determine if the claims in question are in fact valid mining claims. Validating these claims is a necessary step for the mining company to proceed with any exploration, development, or production plans.

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Thompson Creek Mine Draft Environmental Impact Statement: Mine Expansion, 404 Permit, Land Use Plan Amendment, and Federal Land Disposal

June 18, 2014 • Earthworks, et al

Don’t Frack Birding Island in Idaho’s Payette River

May 30, 2013 • Blair Koch

The  Idaho Legislature's changes to the state's ballot initiative process will make it harder to change laws from the grassroots up has stymied efforts to launch a statewide hydraulic fracturing and waste injection ballot initiative.

This year Gem State lawmakers passed SB 1108, making it more difficult to gather enough signatures to push successful petition campaigns.

Currently, petitioners are required to collect six percent of registered voters' signatures statewide. Under the new law, taking effect July 1, petitioners must collect six percent of registered voters' signatures from a minimum of 18 of the state's 35 legislative districts.

United States District Court for the District of Idaho: Declaration of Kathryn Didricksen

September 17, 2012 • Kathryn Didricksen

RE: Golden Hand No. 1 and No. 2 Lode Mining Draft EIS

September 17, 2012 • EARTHWORKS