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By Matthew Daly, Associated Press
The hearing is scheduled to begin at 10 a.m. ET.
By News Desk
The electric vehicle boom is driving a surge in demand for prized metals needed for batteries and other components. Some companies say the solution lies in mining the deep oceans, but scientists say that could irreversibly damage a vast, largely…
By Tatiana Schlossberg, Yale Environment 360
In southern Arizona, the proposed site of a new mine is pitting the mining company, Resolution Cooper, against the San Carlos Apache people. The site sits above one of the largest untapped copper reserves in North America and is worth…
By Benedict Moran
U.S. District Judge Lynn Winmill said in Thursday's ruling that the decision under Trump to cancel a prior effort to ban mining failed to fully consider how the move would affect greater sage grouse.
By Matthew Brown, Associated Press
By Mark Thiessen, Associated Press
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers says a proposed gold and copper mine at the headwaters of the world's largest sockeye salmon fishery in Alaska would cause "unavoidable adverse impacts."…
By Miles O'Brien
The metal lithium has become integral to our daily lives, due to its essential role as a battery material in electronic devices. Over the next several decades, the rising popularity of electric vehicles is expected to mean the demand for…
By Leo Schwartz
A decade of illegal gold mining in the Peruvian Amazon has left thousands of acres of rainforest a wasteland. Unpermitted miners cleared vast sections of trees near Peru's border with Brazil and infused the land with mercury, causing an environmental…
By Jessica Gresko, Associated Press
The owners of a massive deposit of radioactive uranium, the largest known in the United States, tried to challenge a decades-old ban, but the court found nothing improper to overturn it.
A new UN report reveals the extent to which mankind is changing life on Earth. Written by an international panel of experts, it concludes that nearly a quarter of animal and plant groups are at risk of extinction, some within…
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