Copper Mining Devastated Montana. Now An Industry Comeback Is On The Horizon.

Smith River

Montana looks poised to permit its first new copper mine in decades. Sandfire says it will raise the environmental bar, but many are unconvinced that the company will live up to its promises. Sandfire faces fierce opposition from conservation and outdoor sporting groups, who worry about the fate of the Smith River, located 20 miles downstream from the project site.

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