BLM proposes more land withdrawal at Zortman-Landusky mine areas
Last updated 6/7/2022 at 6:08pm
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The federal government is proposing pulling more land in The Little Rocky Mountains out of bounds for new mining, putting the portion proposed for withdrawal back to about what it was from 2000 to 2020.
The Bureau of Land Management is proposing a withdrawal of more than 900 acres at the Zortman-Landusky Mine reclamation area, the bureau said in a press release, in addition to the lands previously proposed for withdrawal Oct. 7, 2020. The total acreage of the two withdrawals would cover approximately th...