[vc_row row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern" css_animation=""][vc_column width="1/12"][/vc_column][vc_column width="5/6"][vc_column_text]By Philip L. Watness The Pioneer August 30th 2017 A proposal to do exploratory drilling northeast of Mount St. Helens is back on the front burner after nearly two years of review by the federal Bureau of Land Management...

[vc_row row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern" css_animation=""][vc_column width="1/12"][/vc_column][vc_column width="5/6"][vc_column_text]VIDEO: http://katu.com/news/local/forest-service-permits-controversial-mining-project-near-mount-st-helens PORTLAND, Ore. — The U.S. Forest Service and the Bureau of Land Management approved exploratory drilling permits for a foreign mining interest this week to search for minerals near Mount St. Helens. Ascot Resources, a Canadian-based company, is...

[vc_row row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern" css_animation=""][vc_column width="1/12"][/vc_column][vc_column width="5/6"][vc_column_text]By MOLLY SOLOMON • AUG 25, 2017 The U.S. Forest Service is moving forward with a plan to allow exploratory mining near Mount St. Helens. The agency issued a draft decision approving Canadian company Ascot Resources Ltd.’s plans to drill for copper...

[vc_row row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern" css_animation=""][vc_column width="1/12"][/vc_column][vc_column width="5/6"][vc_column_text]MORTON, Wash. (AP) - The U.S. Forest Service has accepted a Canadian company's application to conduct exploratory mining about 12 miles northeast of the Mount St. Helens National Volcanic Monument boundary. The Columbian reports (http://bit.ly/2xvV2QP ) the...

[vc_row row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern" css_animation=""][vc_column width="1/12"][/vc_column][vc_column width="5/6"][vc_column_text]KGMI News MORTON, Wash. (AP) – The U.S. Forest Service has accepted a Canadian company’s application to conduct exploratory mining about 12 miles northeast of the Mount St. Helens National Volcanic Monument boundary. The Columbian reported the public will...

[vc_row row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern" css_animation=""][vc_column width="1/12"][/vc_column][vc_column width="5/6"][vc_column_text]PUBLIC LANDS – The U.S. Forest Service has issued a draft decision consenting to exploratory drilling in the Green River valley, just outside the Mount St. Helens National Volcanic Monument. A 45-day objection periods started on Tuesday. Permits...

[vc_row row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern" css_animation=""][vc_column width="1/12"][/vc_column][vc_column width="5/6"][vc_column_text] The Associated Press AUGUST 24, 2017 8:50 AM MORTON, WASH.  The U.S. Forest Service has accepted a Canadian company's application to conduct exploratory mining about 12 miles (19 kilometers) northeast of the Mount St. Helens National Volcanic Monument boundary. The...

[vc_row row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern" css_animation=""][vc_column width="1/12"][/vc_column][vc_column width="5/6"][vc_column_text] Aug 25, 2017 Kelso’s water comes from the Cowlitz River, downstream from the Toutle-Green Rivers. The U.S. Forest Service just issued a draft decision to allow Ascot Resources to begin exploratory drilling right along the headwaters of...

[vc_row row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern" css_animation=""][vc_column width="1/12"][/vc_column][vc_column width="5/6"][vc_column_text] By Dameon Pesanti / The Columbian August 24, 2017   Exploratory mining near Mount St. Helens is now one step closer to happening. The U.S. Forest Service found no reason to object to an application by Ascot Resources Ltd. of...