Interviews on KPFA

Interviews on KPFA

Listen to this June 7  interview with Daranda Hinkey and Max Wilbert on KPFA 94.1 Flashpoints. They speak about Peehee mm’huh / Thacker Pass. Thank you Daranda and Max! Daranda Hinkey and Will joined the radio show “UpFront” on Berkeley, CA’s...
In the Desert

In the Desert

In The Desert (by Alex Eisenberg) The earth returns slowly to life Deathly flowers now burst between bare rocks irrepressible just emerged from the long winter a spectacle of color mountains in all directions mineral-streaked a vivid orange fungi bird nests on wild...
The Wildlife of Thacker Pass

The Wildlife of Thacker Pass

Canada geese Cottontail rabbit Ground squirrel Ferruginous hawk Coyote tracks Kangaroo rat tracks California quail Bobcat tracks Sage Grouse Sage Grouse Red Tailed Hawk on the nest Rodent warming after a cold night Unknown Sage Grouse Tracks Dark Eyed Junco...
A car is not just a car

A car is not just a car

One of the questions we frequently get at PTP about lithium and EVs is: Will recycling help? That is, can we recycle the various components of batteries and develop a “circular economy” so that we don’t ever need mines like Thacker Pass to mine new...
Stop Calling Green Energy ‘Clean’

Stop Calling Green Energy ‘Clean’

Stop Calling Green Energy ‘Clean’ by Cayte Bosler, June 9, 2021 for Columbia Climate School I wake at a destined deathbed. Unheeded truths hang like a pall in the air. At first I smile, cradled in a dusty tent, surrounded by the wintering grounds that belong to the...
Construction date moved back

Construction date moved back

As reported in the Sierra Nevada Ally and by Great Basin Resource Watch: Today, the Bureau of Land Management and Lithium Nevada Corporation agreed on a court-enforceable stipulation. In the stipulation, the parties agreed that “Neither Lithium Nevada nor Federal...