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Recent news on Oregon mining threats and efforts to reform the 1872 Mining Law. Below, you'll find news articles, editorials, op-eds, press releases, and blog posts on all things mining reform related.

Two fisheries scientists argue in an opinion column that the federal mining law must be overhauled, in part to protect at-risk Oregon rivers.
Cliff Tracy likely headed to jail after brief trial for illegal mining.
2011 list filled with special places threatened by proposed Congressional action posed by hostile political climate in Washington, D.C.
Salazar should impose 20-year mining moratorium
Illegal miner back in the spotlight and in the hot seat after alleged illegal activities on a southwest Oregon river.
The specter of harmful mining raises its ugly head again in southwest Oregon.
A California legislative panel has proposed action that would extend a ban on suction dredge gold mining for five years. The full legislature has yet to take final action. Amelia Templeton reports on what this could mean across the border in Oregon.
Claims threaten to mar borders of national parks
A Washington developer's plan to mine for gold on one of Oregon's most pristine salmon rivers has hit a roadblock.
1872 Mining Reform the primary culprit at putting special places in Oregon, across the country, at risk.
A national report highlights the need to reform the outdated 1872 Mining Law and protect special places.
Siskiyou Wild Rivers get national attention
The Siskiyou Wild Rivers are highlighted as one of "Ten Treasures at Stake" in a new Pew Environment Group Report that calls out the threats posed by mining.
Agency mailed letters to mining claim holders, but BLM can actually deal with just a small percentage of the problems each year
The last wildflower
Not really the last one in the world...just the last one to be featured in 2010 as the Oregon's Yellowstone Wildflower of the Week.
Oregon's Yellowstone Wildflower of the Week #17
Oregon's Yellowstone hosts 1,400 known plant species--over 100 of which are found nowhere else on Earth. This week's flower has a deceiving name.
Oregon's Yellowstone Wildflower of the Week #16
Oregon's Yellowstone hosts 1,400 known plant species--over 100 of which are found nowhere else on Earth. This week's flower marks the way...
Conservation groups identify top threats to special places across the state and call on citizens and politicians to step up and protect public interest.
Areas threatened by logging, mining, energy development, global warming, and political inaction.
Oregon's Yellowstone Wildflower of the Week #15
Oregon's Yellowstone hosts 1,400 known plant species--over 100 of which are found nowhere else on Earth. This week's flower is fit for a king...
A surge in mining on Oregon's famed Rogue River has conservationists and local property owners worried.
 

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