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Long miles, big dollars: What abortion in Nebraska may look like post Roe v. Wade

Fremont Tribune 20 May 2022
And we're working toward a future where it is illegal,” said Marion Miner, associate director for the Nebraska Catholic Conference ... Receiving abortion pills through telehealth is illegal in Nebraska ... abortion in Nebraska will lead to more residents resorting to illegal abortion.

High school boys lacrosse: Westlake tops Bingham to advance to 6A quarterfinals

Deseret News 20 May 2022
Westlake and Bingham compete in 6A boys lacrosse state tournament at Bingham High School in South Jordan, Utah on Thursday, May 19, 2022 ... With under a minute to play, Hernandez took advantage of a Bingham defense that was missing Christian Jones – the Miners starting goalkeeper. Moments before, Jones had been flagged for an illegal body check ... The No.

Illegal mining footprint swells nearly 500% inside Brazil Indigenous territories

Mongabay 18 May 2022
Illegal miners expanded their footprint in Indigenous territories in Brazil by nearly 500% between 2010 and 2020, according to a recent report from the research collective MapBiomas. It also shows that illegal miners boosted their presence in conservation units by 301% during the same period.

Rajasthan: Illegal miners destroy 53ha in and around Ramgarh reserve

The Times of India 18 May 2022
The Ramgarh Vishdhari Wildlife Sanctuary, declared a tiger reserve with much fanfare on Monday, remains a major hotspot for illegal mining in south-eastern Rajasthan ... On the direction of the head of forest force (HOFF), a flying squad was constituted to keep a strict vigil on illegal mining in the area.

Murder accused, out on bail, shot at in Alipurduar

The Telegraph India 18 May 2022
Birpara police arrested the shooter on Tuesday night and also recovered a firearm. Advertisement ... Over the past few months, a number of crimes have been reported in Lankapara as gangs run syndicates involved in illegal mining of minor minerals like sand, stones and pebbles ... He was out on bail ... .

Khatima SDM's car hit by tractor ferrying sand illegally

The Times of India 16 May 2022
Bisht was out to check illegal mining on Khatima-Pilibhit ... The crackdown against illegal miners will continue." Station house officer (SHO), Khatima, Naresh Chauhan said no case has been registered so far in the incident.

Authorities Seize Over 1,500 Crypto Mining Rigs in Dagestan Crackdown

Bitcoin 15 May 2022
Cryptocurrency Miners in Dagestan Accused of ‘Illegal Entrepreneurship’ ... The department added that the owners of the illegal facility have been also providing services to other miners including installing mining rigs, connecting them to the power grid and providing security.

Number of Busted Illegal Crypto Mining Farms in Iran Nears 7,000

Bitcoin 14 May 2022
According to a report, most of the illegal bitcoin farms were concentrated in five provinces of the Islamic Republic, including Tehran ... This since authorities started clamping down on the illegal extraction of cryptocurrencies in 2020, the English-language Iranian daily Financial Tribune unveiled this week.

New reality for illegal miners and the 'zama zamas'?

Independent online (SA) 13 May 2022
Communities are directly affected by the illegal mining in terms of environmental degradation, health risks and gang violence emanating from rival illegal miners ... 'zama zamas', and simultaneously also address the massive problem of illegal immigrants who are also illegal miners.

Illegal Coal Mine Killings Prompt Peruvian Authorities to Act

InSight Crime 12 May 2022
According to local residents, Andrade Bello worked at a local illegal mine, Diario Correo reported ... Bombs Away - Dynamite Smugglers Sell to Illegal Mines in Peru ... Although illegal miners may have sought the help of gangs to provide protection, communities in and around the mines often find that ridding themselves of these groups is a difficult task.

Malawi: Resource-Curse - Opaque Mining Deals in Malawi

All Africa 12 May 2022
Lack of implementation of mining laws has created ...

Congo mines minister seeks to cancel artisanal cobalt monopoly

Metro USA 11 May 2022
Artisanal miners, who dig cobalt with rudimentary means, are the second largest source of cobalt worldwide after the Congo’s industrial mines ... Bringing artisanal mining into the formal economy is a headache for the government and for industrial cobalt mines, many of which have artisanal miners digging illegally on their concessions.

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