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)...

Anaconda Mine Listing Based on Concessions

Original Story by Robert Perea, Reno Gazette Journal April 5, 2016 When efforts to come up with private funding to clean up a portion of the Anaconda mine site near Yerington fell through, that left Gov. Brian Sandoval with no choice but to agree to the Environmental...

GBRW and Partners Sue the EPA, Win!

In D.C. District Court in January this year, The U.S. Court of Appeals ordered the Environmental Protection Agency to finalize long-awaited “financial assurance” regulations that will apply first to hard rock mining operations. The court recognized that it...

Fracking Related Earthquakes

Hydraulic fracturing injects millions of gallons of water into oil and gas containing geologic formations deep underground. Scientific and government research indicates that fracking can cause earthquakes in two ways: Primarily, during the fracking process:...