Nevada Judge Rules Against Mine on Federal Land A state judge has ruled that a Nevada county can stop a mine proposed on federal land. Environmentalists say the decision is an unusual challenge to a controversial 1872 mining law. NPR's Jeff Brady reports.
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A state judge has ruled that a Nevada county can stop a mine proposed on federal land. Environmentalists say the decision is an unusual challenge to a controversial 1872 mining law. NPR's Jeff Brady reports.