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Zinke reverses gold mining go-ahead near Yellowstone National Park

Secretary Ryan Zinke signs the order preventing gold mining near Yellowstone National Park, watched by opponents of the plan, including Simms Fishing CEO, K.C. Walsh (far right).

US Interior Secretary, Ryan Zinke, has reversed a decision to allow mining for gold on the doorstep of the world famous Yellowstone National Park, following a campaign backed by the American Fly Fishing Trade Association (AFTTA). He signed an order to remove the mineral rights from two proposed mines, protecting the environment and economic health […]

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