US Bans New Mining Claims on Public Land Near Yellowstone

U.S. Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke announces a ban on new mining claims in the mountains north of Yellowstone National Park on Monday, Oct. 8, 2018, in Emigrant, Mont. The move extends a 2-year ban enacted under former President Barack Obama for another 20 years.

By Published on October 8, 2018

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