As Trout Unlimited continues the campaign opposing the proposed copper mine that threatens Montana’s famed Smith River, companies from around the country are stepping up to help. Read about what Upslope Brewery and Rep Your Water are doing to help protect our precious resource.
Rep. Nate McConnell brought House Bill 593 before the House Natural Resources Committee on Monday, March 20, 2017. Read more in the Helena Independent Record and Montana Trout Unlimited’s legislative action alert.
Missoula’s City Council passes a resolution supporting the protection of Montana’s iconic Smith River.
Copper sulfide mining has well documented impacts on water quality. A peer-reviewed study has found that, even with modern technology, spills are all but inevitable and that water containment and treatment systems frequently fail, leading to significant impacts on water quality. For more information check out this copper mining fact sheet.
Join us and help save the Smith River.