New report: Effect of open-pit gold mines on groundwater lingers long after production, profits and jobs are gone

Growing concerns over the medium and long term impacts of open-pit gold mining on Nevada’s water were validated earlier this month when Dr. Tom Myers presented his third report on the effects of mine dewatering and pit lake formation on Humboldt River flows. PLAN traveled to Elko and Lovelock to share the findings of the …

MEDIA ADVISORY: The legacy of open pit mine dewatering and pit lake development

[et_pb_section bb_built=”1″ admin_label=”section”][et_pb_row admin_label=”row”][et_pb_column type=”2_3″][et_pb_text admin_label=”Text” _builder_version=”3.0.51″ background_layout=”light” text_orientation=”left” border_style=”solid”] RENO, NV — On Friday June 3rd in Reno, hydrologic consultant, Dr. Tom Myers will present his latest research on the long-term effects of dewatering and the formation of pit lakes on the flow of the Humboldt River entitled “Effect of Open Pit Mine Dewatering …

What the Nevada mining industry doesn’t want you to know

Last night we hosted a community forum about the mining industry with local experts to educate southern Nevadans about the impacts mining has on our environment. Even though the event was in Las Vegas, the Elko Daily Free Press announced the event on the front page of their paper. Today┬áin a letter to the editor, …