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  • Ken Vanden Heuvel: Reform 1872 mining law to protect wilderness

    Two proposed mines endanger pristine corner of Kootenai National Forest.


  • Hecla has eye on long term with deal to buy Rock Creek Mine

    Hecla Mining Co. is poised to buy a large silver-copper deposit in northwest Montana whose location beneath a wilderness area has spurred decades of debate over whether it should be …


  • Ruling stalls Montana mining project

    A Montana court ruling has added a legal roadblock to plans by a Spokane company to develop a large silver and copper mine in northwest Montana, including a portion that …


  • Supreme Court upholds stricter permitting for Rock Creek mine

    HELENA, Mont. (AP) — The Montana Supreme Court has upheld a judge’s ruling that a mining company must go through a stricter permitting process before it can build a copper …


  • Court: More info needed before company can mine

    A Spokane Valley company will need to secure a more detailed water quality permit to develop a silver and copper mine beneath Montana’s Cabinet Mountain Wilderness. The Montana Supreme Court …


  • Montana court voids permit for Rock Creek Mine

    A Spokane Valley company has been dealt a setback in its effort to open a silver and copper mine beneath Montana’s Cabinet Mountain Wilderness.


  • 2011: Out & about

    Badger Lake residents challenged and postponed an aquatic weed herbicide application proposed by other lake residents. Felt got the boot in Maryland, the first state to ban felt-soled boots for …


  • Rock Creek decision upheld

    Building a mine beneath Montana’s Cabinet Mountain Wilderness won’t imperil the region’s threatened grizzly bears, the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals ruled Wednesday. The San Francisco-based court said that the …


  • Judge blocks Montana mining plan

    BILLINGS – A federal judge on Monday blocked a proposal to dig a major new mine beneath a remote Montana wilderness area that boasts grizzly bears, rare trout – and …


  • Judge blocks Rock Creek Mine

    BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — A federal judge on Monday blocked a proposal to dig a major new mine beneath a remote Montana wilderness area that boasts grizzly bears, rare trout …


  • Court voids water discharge permit for mine

    The Rock Creek Mine’s plan to pump wastewater into the Clark Fork River needs a higher level of scrutiny, the Montana Supreme Court said in a ruling Thursday that voids …

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