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    Montanans oppose Black Butte mine on the Smith River

    November 22, 2017

    We are proud and wowed by the hundreds of Montanans who braved the weather to attend four public hearings and voice concerns about the mine being proposed in the headwaters of the iconic Smith River!

    Read the recent op-ed summarizing the four public hearings by Executive Director of Montana Trout Unlimited, David Brooks.

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    DEQ received 10,000 public comments on the Smith River mine!

    November 20, 2017

    Way to go clean water and river lovers. The last time an agency tallied that many public comments on a river issue in Montana, it led to the removal of the Milltown Dam. Protecting the Smith is every bit as important. This fight isn’t over. Stay tuned.

    Read the article in the Helena IR here.

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