Tribe calls mining ruling a victory

6/10/09

The Quechan Indian Tribe's long-standing fight to protect a sacred site from being mined for gold received a government decision Tuesday that tribal leaders call a major victory, both politically and spiritually. A NAFTA tribunal announced its decision Tuesday to uphold state and federal actions that would regulate hard-rock or open-pit mining by GoldCorp Inc. (formerly Glamis Gold) at

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