The U.S. Forest Service seems to be slowing allowing of the proposed Rock Creek Mine in northwest Montana.
The company suggested opponents of the copper and silver mining proposal that it was modifying a Report of Determination to allow the event of solely the mission’s first section, which permits for the excavation of an audit to guage the ore physique beneath the Cupboard Mountains Wilderness. The second section of the mission, which entails the event of the mine itself, shall be topic to extra evaluate.
The mission’s authentic Report of Determination authorised each Section I and Section II.
The pristine wilderness terrain across the website of the proposed Rock Creek Mine drains instantly into the watershed that connects the Clark Fork River with Lake Pend Oreille.
LINK (through: Bonner County Every day Bee)