Virtual Road Trip To Mt. Hope

On September 26th, we traveled with the Progressive Leadership Alliance of Nevada from Reno to the proposed Mt. Hope mine site in Eureka County—stopping to hear the significance of various places along the way, taking time to listen to their stories and remember what...

GBRW’s Climate Justice Statement

As an organization that works with communities to protect ecosystems and culture from the harmful effects of mining, we would like to stress just how much of climate justice (and possibilities for deep injustice) is connected to how we treat extraction during our...

Reflection From Meeting Tiehm’s Buckwheat

                 This trip was incredibly valuable and gave me so much more perspective on mining justice, especially in the way it has made me re-examine and internalize what it means to join the fight for social-environmental justice around extraction. Being able to...

Thacker Pass Public Scoping Meeting

Yesterday, we traveled to Orovada for one of the Thacker Pass Scoping Meetings. The room was filled with people holding various roles from Lithium Nevada, their contracted company, the BLM, and about 25 members of the public. As Lithium Nevada gave a presentation...

Rhyolite Ridge Proposed Lithium Mine

Rhyolite Ridge Lithium-Boron Project Threatens to Bring Tiehms Buckwheat to Extinction     The Current Status An Australian corporation, Ioneer, has begun exploration activities on Rhyolite Ridge, located in Esmeralda County (NV) within the Silver Peak...