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Market to Market (February 12, 2016)

posted on February 12, 2016 at 5:52 PM

Market to Market (February 12, 2016)
Full Program: The President drops off some late winter reading for Congress. The Agriculture Committee throws a bucket full at McCarthy over WOTUS. New mining prospects dig up old pollution fears. Market analysis with Angie Setzer. Full Story

Obama administration halts new coal leases on federal land

posted on January 15, 2016 at 2:32 PM

The Obama administration is halting new coal leases on federal lands until it completes a comprehensive review of fees charged to mining companies and coal mining's impact on the environment. Full Story

AP Exclusive: Brown had state workers research oil on ranch

posted on November 6, 2015 at 5:12 PM

Gov. Jerry Brown last year directed state oil and gas regulators to research, map and report back on any mining and oil drilling potential and history at the Brown family's private land in Northern California. Full Story

New Mexico official: EPA kept water data secret after spill

posted on September 18, 2015 at 3:42 PM

Federal regulators refused to share water-quality data for weeks following a blowout of toxic wastewater from a Colorado mine that fouled rivers across the Southwest, a New Mexico official said Thursday. Full Story

Study: North Dakota oil worker death rate 6 times US average

posted on May 16, 2014 at 11:10 AM

The country's largest labor federation says North Dakota's death rate in the oil, gas and mining sector was more than six times the national average in 2012. Full Story

Asian energy boom threatens Montana ranches

posted on September 21, 2012 at 4:13 PM

Rising U.S. coal exports that the industry hopes can offset flagging domestic demand have Montana ranchers facing the possibility that their way of life could be sacrificed to feed Asian energy demands. Full Story

EPA Says Food Safe Off Tiny Sample

posted on February 10, 2012 at 12:32 PM

Nevada (AP) - Test results the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has cited repeatedly as evidence that irrigated crops and livestock next to a polluted Nevada mine are safe for consumption were based on samples from four onions taken more... Full Story

Virginia Farmers Ask NAS Panel to Include Impact on Agriculture in Report on Uranium Mining

posted on July 1, 2011 at 12:07 PM

DANVILLE, Va (AP) — Farmers are asking a National Academy of Sciences panel studying uranium mining in Virginia to include the potential impact on agriculture in its report. Full Story

House Approves Changes in Mining of Public Lands

posted on November 9, 2007 at 8:11 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) — Not long after the Gold Rush, Congress passed a law meant to settle the West by letting prospectors stake claims and mine gold, silver and other minerals for free. Full Story

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