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PNS Daily Newscast - September 26, 2018 


Trump takes the gloves off versus Kavanaugh accusers. Also on the Wednesday rundown: rural areas reap benefits from Medicaid expansion; a two-generation approach to helping young Louisiana parents; and a new documentary on the impact of climate change in North Carolina.

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Archive: December 8, 2006

Butte, MT - Montana's gold mining pollution history is part of a new report that shows mining company promises need more scrutiny. It shows plans for new mines and expansions this year are on pace to set a record as companies look to cash in on high gold prices. Montana's experience with gold and s ...Read More

St. Paul, MN - A Minnesota faith-based advocacy group is calling on state officials to encourage tolerance for all beliefs. In a letter to the Department of Human Rights, Brian Rusche with the Joint Religious Legislative Coalition asks the agency to meet with religious leaders to discuss a recent in ...Read More

Las Vegas, NV - A first-of-its-kind study says predictions about hard rock mining's impact on water quality are not what they were cracked up to be. The study looked at predictions mine operators made about water quality, and then investigated in later years to see if they were accurate. Study auth ...Read More

Albuquerque, NM – About 75 percent of mines end up polluting water resources more than the predicted amount established during their permitting process, and industry watchdogs say mines in New Mexico are no exception. Alan Septoff is research director for Earthworks, the group that sponsore ...Read More

Mew York, NY - Light is finally shining on how State Assembly members in Albany spent a secret $268 million slush fund. Nearly all of it went to worthy causes, like $33 million to youth services or $32 million for education. Nonetheless, Liam Arbetman, a researcher at Common Cause New York, says the ...Read More

Boise, ID - A new scientific report released Thursday on the metal mining industry shows that while companies always promise rivers, streams and groundwater won't be contaminated, it almost always happens. Environmental Engineer Ann Maest did some of the research. She says every metal mine that ha ...Read More

Cheyenne, WY - An oil and gas lease sale on U.S. Bureau of Land Management (BLM) land in the Upper Green River Valley didn't happen as quietly as usual this week. The sale was protested by several conservation and environmental groups, and people who live in the area, especially hunters. They're con ...Read More

Cheyenne, WY - Gold prices have spurred another gold rush in the West, with mines and mine expansions proposed for Wyoming. But there's a new warning that "gold fever" can cause pollution problems for hundreds of years. A new report finds that the hard rock mining industry always promises water will ...Read More

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