Read the full story in The Hill. Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker (R) signed legislation Monday opening the door to copper and gold mining in the state. The
Read the full story in the New York Times. Proposed mines near the Boundary Waters have become the latest front in the fight over who
Read the full story in The Guardian. The extraction of nickel, mainly mined in Australia, Canada, Indonesia, Russia and the Philippines, comes with environmental and
Read the full story in the Washington Post. The Trump administration’s Interior Department ordered the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine to halt a
Read the full story in The Guardian. At least 3,000 geese were killed by a toxic stew formed by a former copper mine in Butte,
Read the full story at Pacific Standard. A new book traces our dependence on rare elements—and the environmental costs of a revolution in global mining.