Copper sulfide mining has well documented impacts on water quality. A peer-reviewed study has found that, even with modern technology, spills are all but inevitable and that water containment and treatment systems frequently fail, leading to significant impacts on water quality. For more information check out this copper mining fact sheet.
Career mining consultant opposes Tintina’s Black Butte mine in the Smith River drainage. Based on his experience with mining, care for the Smith, and close review of Tintina’s proposal, Tyler Shepherd makes it clear what a risk the Black Butte project poses for one of Montana’s most cherished trout streams. Read Tyler’s story in:
In Fly Fisherman magazine Walsh says, “I wanted to move Simms forward in such a way that we’d have an impact on fisheries and the environment.” By opposing Tintina’s Smith River mine, Walsh and Simms are doing just that. Read more: http://www.flyfisherman.com/uncategorized/president-of-simms/#ixzz4GCmANlEu
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