Send a message to the Governor and Montana DEQ.
What's the deal with Tintina Resources and its proposed Black Butte Mine?
Frequently Asked Questions About Floating and Managing the Smith River:
It’s game time folks. We need YOU to attend public hearings, submit comments to DEQ, and get your friends, neighbors, and acquaintances to do the same. The Smith River mine represents an existential threat to the Smith, and it’s time to let the Montana Department of Environmental Quality know how much this river matters to all of us!
You can review the draft document here
There is another reason, beyond recreation and conservation, why we wish to preserve our rivers. It’s a quieter reason: At the river we find healing, release, solace, a physical manifestation in front of us that says plainly, “The only way is forward. Just keep going.”
Don’t forget to put in for your Smith River permit!
It is hard to trust their general message of they are going to do it right when we see these kind of changes and are surprised by them,” said David Brooks of Montana TU. “They are changes that pose serious risks to both water quality and water quantity.”
Join us and help save the Smith River.