Meet Frontline Activists Facing Down Global Mining Industry

By Staff, Redpepper.org.uk -

Leaders from the frontlines of mining struggles in the Philippines, Colombia and Uganda travelled to the UK this November to expose the true costs of the UK’s extensive ties to the global mining [...]

Residents Conduct Independent Review Of New Mine: Find Faults

By Front Forty and Mining Action Group. -

STEPHENSON, MI — The Front 40 Environmental Group and the Mining Action Group (MAG) of the Upper Peninsula Environmental Coalition (UPEC), working with regional environmental allies and fishing [...]

Duke University Gets Corporate Mining Gift To Help Exploit Indigenous People Of Peru

By Gary G. Kohls, Transcend.org -

3 Jan 2017 – Below are two articles that nicely illustrate the cunning methods that ALL multinational mining, exploration, drilling, energy extractive or oil transporting corporations use to try [...]

100-Year Capitalist Experiment Keeps Appalachia Poor & Stuck On Coal

By Gwynn Guilford, Qz.com -

The first time Nick Mullins entered Deep Mine 26, a coal mine in southwestern Virginia, the irony hit him hard. Once, his ancestors had owned the coal-seamed cavern that he was now descending [...]

Indigenous Rights Victory In Brazil; Court Revokes License For Mine

By Christian Poirier, Amazon Watch -

In a powerful victory for indigenous rights in Brazil last week, the Toronto-based company Belo Sun Mining had its license to drill revoked by a federal court, dealing a significant setback to [...]

Media Truth In A Post-Truth World; Dirty Mines on Your Dime, Pipelines & More

By Eleanor Goldfield -

This week on Act Out! we gave you a lowdown last week on oil pipelines – but what about natural gas? Safer, right? Not so much. Here's the explosive reality of the natural gas pipelines criss [...]

Southwestern Lakes And Rivers Are Radioactive

By Jonathan P. Thompson -

During the uranium days of the West, more than a dozen mills — all with processing capacities at least ten times larger than the one at White Canyon — sat on the banks of the Colorado River and [...]

US Officials Drop Mining Cleanup Rule After Industry Objects

By Matthew Brown, apnews.com -

By Matthew Brown for Associated Press - BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — President Donald Trump’s administration announced Friday that it won’t require mining companies to prove they have the financial [...]

Trump Administration Targets Uranium Mining Ban Near Grand Canyon

Center for Biological Diversity, Grand Canyon Trust, Havasupai, Wildlands Network, Sierra Club and National Parks Conservation Association, www.popularresistance.org -

WASHINGTON— The Trump administration wants to roll back a 20-year ban to allow uranium mining near the Grand Canyon, according to a Forest Service report formally released today. Under today’s [...]

Brazil: Tribe Defy Miners

By Staff, survivalinternational.org -

By Staff of Survival International - The Waiãpi tribe in Brazil have defied a hostile government to defend their land rights. The tribe has circulated a powerful open letter in which they state: [...]

Striking Miners Remain Resilient And Strong

By William Rogers, www.leftlaborreporter.com -

By William Rogers for Left Labor Reporter. Idaho - After six months on strike, 250 miners at the Lucky Friday silver mine in Mullan, Idaho remain determined to continue their fight for a fair [...]

Elders Demonstrate Against Mine In Rocking Chairs

By Elders Rising, www.popularresistance.org -

By Elders Rising. SALT LAKE CITY - Tuesday morning, September 26, organizers from Elders Rising called for land restoration and inter-generational justice at the PR Spring tar sands mine in [...]

Court Orders New Climate Impact Analysis For 4 Gigantic Coal Leases

By John H. Cushman JR., www.insideclimatenews.org -

By John H. Cushman JR. for Inside Climate News - A federal appeals court in Denver told the Bureau of Land Management on Friday that its analysis of the climate impacts of four gigantic coal [...]

Genocide: Goldminers “Massacre” Uncontacted Amazon Indians

By Staff, www.survivalinternational.org -

By Staff of Survival International - Public prosecutors in Brazil have opened an investigation after reports that illegal goldminers in a remote Amazon river have massacred “more than ten" [...]

The World Protests As Amazon Forests Are Opened To Mining

By Beatriz Garcia, www.theconversation.com -

By Beatriz Garcia for The Conversation - The Amazon, often described as the “lungs of the Earth”, is the largest rainforest in the world. Its extraordinary biodiversity and sheer scale has made [...]