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Map shows existing and proposed mines around the Cabinet Mountains Wilderness. (Molly Quinn)

Cabinet Wilderness mine ruling challenged in court 

WILDERNESS -- Environmentalists are challenging U.S. Forest Service approval of a $500 million copper and silver mine in northwest Montana, citing concerns from state officials that it could drain surrounding waterways and potentially harm a species of trout protected under federal law. The lawsuit filed...

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Jim Costello pauses during a summer hike at the main hiker campsite at Rock Lake in the Cabinet Mountains Wilderness of Montana. (Rich Landers)

Hecla to focus on Rock Creek mine in Cabinets 

WILDERNESS -- The future owners of the Troy Mine confirmed its closure Monday, while committing to move forward on the nearby Rock Creek Mine plan to drill underneath the Cabinet Mountains Wilderness in northwest Montana, the Missoulian reports. Hecla announced it was acquiring Revett Mining...

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