‘More valuable than gold’

Around Yellowstone national park, mining companies anticipate the end of the Obama-era moratorium, but local businesses are fighting back.

There are heavy-hitters on the roster, including Costa Sunglasses, Orvis and Simms Fishing Products, a manufacturer of Gore-Tex fishing waders and apparel that employs 180 people at its headquarters and factory outside Bozeman. As one member told me: “We have people with peace sign bumper stickers on the backs of their Subarus and folks who think Rush Limbaugh is too liberal.”

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