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Industrial Media Unboxing Video
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Jun 13th, 2022
Tribes Seek Order Banning Digging at Lithium Mine
They say the archaeological survey would desecrate sacred tribal lands.
Jul 30th, 2021
Judge Hears Fight Over Lithium Mine
The Thacker Pass mine could potentially be a major battleground in the push for renewable energy.
Jul 22nd, 2021
Misconduct Shadows Proposed Smart City
A former teacher has sued the CEO of a major cryptocurrency company that wants to build a smart city in the Nevada desert.
May 10th, 2021
Old Documents Fuel Latest Bid to Halt Lithium Mine
The rare plant at the center of the fight has been on the government’s radar for more than two decades.
Apr 9th, 2021
Feds Want to Fix Canal, but Town Lives Off the Leaks
Local residents have long used water leaking from the century-old canal to fill their own wells.
Mar 22nd, 2021
Lawsuit Cites EPA, State Concerns About Lithium Mine
The Thacker Pass mine was approved in the final days of the Trump administration.
Mar 8th, 2021
Lawsuit Seeks Moratorium on Cell Towers at Lake Tahoe
Conservation groups say Verizon and regulators failed to adequately consider potential harm to the environment.
Feb 8th, 2021
Regulators Fast-Track 1st US Vanadium Mine
The rare metal has been used to strengthen steel, aluminum and titanium in the construction, auto, aerospace and computer industries.
Jul 24th, 2020