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Fort Belknap intervenes in mining appeal

Fort Belknap Indian Community and three conservation organizations filed a motion to intervene Monday against an attempt to overturn a ruling on a decision about conducting mining exploration in the Little Rocky Mountains south of Fort Belknap Indian Reservation.

“There is substantial history establishing the detrimental effects created by previous mining activity in the Little Rockies,” President of the Fort Belknap Indian Community Jeffrey Stiffarm said in a release announcing the intervention . “Environmental impacts are being felt to this day.

The motion is in support of the...


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