Lease Issued For Potential Mine Near Mount St. Helens
April 2007 by Associated PressA hardrock minerals lease and environmental assessment issued recently give Idaho General Mines the right to apply to explore property near 5,400-foot Goat Mountain, north and east of the Mount St. Helens National Volcanic Monument.
In its typical ham-handed approach to limiting government power, Congress specified that “critical habitat shall not include the entire geographical area which can be occupied by the threatened or endangered species”...
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