Tribes oppose mining exploration in Little Rockies
Permit applicant said environmental care is a primary concern
Last updated 12/28/2021 at 11:26am
Leaders of the Fort Belknap Indian Community said they are glad to have the opportunity to talk about a proposed new mine exploration in the Little Rocky Mountains because it will give its members a chance to show their opposition to the proposal.
"The tribe's 100 percent opposed," Fort Belknap Indian Community Council President Jeff Stiffarm said.
"We're going to fight this tooth and nail," he added. "I'm glad our people at least will have the chance to speak."
Montana Department of Environmental Quality said it has scheduled a public hearing at 4 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 4, to hear public co...