Purchase of outstanding mining claims to put to rest gold mining threat next to Yellowstone Park.

While the New World Mine proposal (once a very serious proposal) above Cooke City was pretty much defeated in 1996-7, there are a group of outstanding patented mining claims that could potentially cause trouble.

These will be purchased by the Trust for Public Land, ending forever the development threat they pose.

Group makes plans to buy up old mining claims. By The Associated Press

One Response to “Purchase of outstanding mining claims to put to rest gold mining threat next to Yellowstone Park.”

  1. steve c Says:

    Imagine if Bush was president in 1995 when this was stopped by Clinton…


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