Rhyolite Ridge Proposed Lithium Mine

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

Former GBRW ED Releases IMPORTANT WATER STUDY

Effect of Open Pit Mine Dewatering and Cessation on a Semi-arid River Flows Tom Myers, PhD, Hydrologic Consultant, Reno NV  June, 2016   Executive Summary Open pit mining that extends below the groundwater table captures groundwater and can cause a very large...

Standard for Responsible Mining Released

April 5, 2016 Revised draft Standard released today, multi-sector effort to certify social and environmental performance at industrial-scale mine sites globally.  For original press release, click here Today, the Initiative for Responsible Mining Assurance (IRMA)...