In Last Rush, Trump Grants Mining and Energy Firms Access to Public Lands

The outgoing administration is pushing through approval of corporate projects over the opposition of environmental groups and tribal communities.

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Mining Firm Plans to Destroy Indigenous Australian Sites, Despite Outcry

Just weeks after another company was criticized for razing ancient caves in the Pilbara desert, BHP said it would expand an iron ore mine on land that contains rock shelters some 15,000 years old.

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