id–suction dredge-lawsuit

Lawsuit targets suction dredge gold miner in northern Idaho

BOISE, Idaho (AP) - A conservation group has filed a federal lawsuit contending a suction dredge miner in north-central Idaho is ignoring environmental laws and encouraging lawless suction dredge mining by other gold seekers.The Idaho Conservation League in the lawsuit filed Friday in U.S. District Court contends Shannon Poe of Concord, California, is violating the Clean Water Act on the South Fork of the Clearwater River.