Philip Baker is Chairman of the Board for the National Mining Association.
As the Smith River float season begins, winter is still holding on. Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks has temporarily closed the Smith River to floating due to ice jams.
Montana’s Bad Actor Law is pretty simple – leave a toxic mess in our state and saddle Montana taxpayers with the cleanup costs, then we’re not going to let you come back and make another mess. As they say, fool me once….State Department of Environmental Quality officials are commended for going after an Idaho mining company over abandoned polluted mining sites.
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