is to collect, organized and disseminate information about the
Dawn Mining Company's (owned by Newmont Mining Corp) reclamation
of their defuct uranium mill in Washington State.
the Good Neighbor Project. It tracks the
activities of the Phelps Dodge Corporation, a multinational mining
conglomerate that is one of the world's largest producers of
is an environmental justice and
human rights group that supports communities facing mining, oil
and gas activities.
is the international
organization of Mining Impact Coalition of Wisconsin, formed to
educate people, conduct research, and facilitate communication
about the social, economic, and environmental impacts of unsafe
mining and sustainable use of the world's mineral resources.
OF THE EARTH
is the organization who
launched the "Dark Legacy of Mining" Campaign. It aims
to educate the public about mining's negative impacts, facilitate
discussion, and develop an action plan that will help tackle
mining issues, protecting and restoring the environment in the
is a conservation group
committed to ensuring the protection of the beautiful land and
coast of Coromandel (Hauraki) [New Zealand] from hard-rock
COURT QUARRY CAMPAIGN
is a grassroots organization fighting Australian company Pioneer
Aggregates' plan to expand its Durnford Quarry into 20 acres of a
public park on the edge of Bristol, U.K.
FOR AMAZONIAN PEOPLE AND THEIR ENVIRONMENT
is an alliance between indigenous and traditional peoples of the
Amazon and 45 organizations who share their concerns for the
environment and peoples of the Amazon.
is the organization who ended a long battle against Noranda's New
World gold mine that was proposed for the edge of Yellowstone
National Park. The Clinton Administration recently made a deal
with Noranda to cancel the project.
CLUB POLICY: COAL MINING.
Sierra Club Board of
Directors adopted a policy on coal mining, stating that such
mining "as caused and continues to cause serious and
extensive environmental damage."
ENVIRONMENTAL LAW CENTERL
is a nonprofit regional
public interest law firm representing citizens who wish to enforce
federal environmental laws.
FORK-PEND OREILLE COALITION
is a coalition group
monitoring the Blackfoot Mine and the Rock Creek Mine in
Western Montana and Northern Idaho.
SCIENTIFIC RESEARCH ORGANIZATION
is a research organization
providing reports on serious and dangerous situation of acid
is the Dineh's organization
which involved in a longstanding battles against Peabody
Coal and the U.S. government to protect their sacred lands in the
Big Mountain area of the Southwest.
an organization dedicated to helping stop the proposed Exxon/Rio
Algom Crandon mine, sulfide mining in the Great Lakes &
Mississippi Watersheds, and unsafe mining around the world.
is a coalition of 21 citizen groups working on protecting the
watersheds of western Oregon and Washington and Northern
FOREST WATCH is
a forest conservation group providing accurate, timely and
comprehensive information on logging, mining and other forest
development activities taking place within and around frontier
forests as or before it happens.
is an alliance that stand in
the front line of defense protect the Jemez National
Recreation Area and the community in New Mexico from the
adverse impacts of mining activity.
is a small national
non-profit environmental organization dedicated to cleaning up the
environmental problems caused by mining and onshore oil
development, and to preventing new ones.
is an Australian group dedicated solely to researching and
campaigning on mining issues. (If this link doesn't work, try this
one.) They conduct research, collate information, produce
company profiles, and campaign for improved management of the
WISCONSIN UNDER SIEGE
is a movement of the
citizens of Nashville Wisconsin, population 975 which includes the
Mole Lake Sokaogon Chippewa community, feel so threatened by the
proposed Crandon mine that they're asking the world for help. The
town has set up a web site to raise funds for a lawsuit to
overturn a local agreement made with Rio Algom/Nicolet Minerals
an international email listserv dedicated to helping people who
resist unsafe mining in their neighborhoods share information
about their strategies, mining, and mining corporations. To
subscribe to Mining-exchange: send an email message to: firstname.lastname@example.org
with message: subscribe mining-exchange.
is a website that focuses on issues of significance to Native
American groups in the midwestern U.S., including a wealth of
information about Exxon's Crandon Mine in Wisconsin (including
detailed maps) and about the Chippewa blockade of trains carrying
sulfuric acid to a mine.
WILDLIFE FEDERATION'S "MINE OF THE MONTH"
website features information
for activists about a different mine each month.
is an organization who offers Chilean mining news in both Spanish
and English, including daily and weekly summaries of Chilean
is part of the Chile Information Project, and includes six years
of searchable stories on mining and other environmental issues
relevant to Chile.
a magnesium mining project in Quebec, Canada. The website is
somewhat enigmatic as to who is sponsoring it. There are links to
"Environment"; "Greenpeace interventions";
"Health"; "Magnesium"; "Press";
"Quebec Government"; and Noranda.
NATION TREATY RIGHTS & MINING IMPACT
web site includes
information about the proposed Exxon/Crandon mine in Wisconsin.
This site documents the severe environmental impacts that would be
caused by this project, which would mine one of the largest
zinc/copper deposits in North America.
LAW EDUCATION PROJECT
is a program dedicated to
educating the public about hard-rock mining's enviornmental,
fiscal, and social impacts, and how the 1872 Mining Law promotes
or directly causes many of these impacts.