Defenders of the Black Hills
Peace Walkers Reach DC
Air Quality Alert
IF YOU CAN SEE THE AIR, IT CAN'T BE GOOD FOR YOUR HEALTH.
Every day North Dakota's coal fired power plants pump dangerous toxins into the air, including radioactive particles, putting people all over the Region at risk.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is making a decision about how much air pollution should be allowed from North Dakota's power plants, and they need to hear from you.
EPA hearing on the Regional Haze Rule for ND
Wednesday, May 15, 2013
ND Health Dept. Environmental Training Center
The world is run by those who show up. The coal industry will be there to push for more pollution in the air. If you can, please attend this meeting and tell the EPA that the air needs to be clean of any pollution.
PUBLIC SAFETY CLOSURE ORDER IN EFFECT
Sioux Ranger District
Riley Pass mine waste contains hazardous substances including arsenic, molybdenum, thorium, radium and uranium. Due to the human health, safety and environmental concerns related to elevated levels of these substances, the Forest Supervisor has closed the bluffs and some adjacent to all public entry through a special order. The special order has been placed on signs in the Riley Pass area and throughout the North Cave Hills. The order and closure maps are also available upon request.