New Rapid Creek Watershed Action to help tribes protect Black Hills
June 24, 2020 By Talli Nauman
Native Sun News Today Health & Environmental Editor
“Gold mining has consistently resulted in numerous water contamination problems. Central Black Hills communities choose a recreation-based economy. The time to preserve that economy for future generations is now.” Photo by Talli Nauman
RAPID CITY — Launching a Rapid Creek Watershed Action coalition June 16, members of the new local organization threw their weight behind tribal governments’ bids to rein in unfettered mining in the Black Hills. Read more.
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Rapid Creek Watershed Action kicks off petition drive to ensure watershed protection
Published: Jul. 28, 2020 at 5:29 PM MDTRAPID CITY, S.D. (KOTA) -Clean water activists want Senator John Thune, Senator Mike Rounds and Representative Dusty Johnson to sponsor legislation to designate the Rapid Creek water shed west of Rapid City as a recreation area and to withdraw mineral claims in the area.