Montana DEQ issues deficiency letter to mine developer

Photo: Forest Service Northern Region

The Montana Department of Environmental Quality issued a deficiency letter Thursday in response to Tintina Montana’s latest permit application for the Black Butte Copper Project.

The response outlines information DEQ will need to make a final determination on the permit application.

The mine is located a mile from Sheep Creek, a Smith River headwaters tributary, and 19 miles east of the Smith River and 17 miles north of White Sulphur Springs.

LINK (via: Great Falls Tribune)

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