U.S. Interior Secretary Expected to Extend Mining Ban Near Yellowstone

Matthew Brown  / Associated Press

In this Nov. 21, 2016 photo, the Yellowstone River is shown in Montana’s Paradise Valley with Emigrant Peak in the background near Pray, Mont. Matthew Brown / Associated Press

Skift Take: What should be an easy call to ban mining near a great natural and national wonder, Yellowstone National Park, has become a melodrama in the current political climate. An extension of the ban appears to be in the works, but it ain’t over until it’s over, as a wise person once said.

— Dennis Schaal

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