Last fall we filed a lawsuit challenging the Montana Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) and their approval of Lucky Minerals’ gold exploration project in Emigrant Gulch. We determined that the DEQ’s Environmental Assessment did not adequately address many legitimate concerns with regard to water quality and wildlife in the area of exploration, nor did it take into
PCEC has been striving to protect the public lands in Park County from the beginning, in fact it was one of the tenants that our organization was founded upon. Most recently we have been working with our partners to protect the public lands around the two proposed, industrial scale Yellowstone Gateway Mines. One of our
Montana Releases Draft Environmental Assessment on Lucky Minerals Exploration & Senator Tester Requests Mineral Withdrawal
Despite overwhelming opposition from local residents and businesses, the Canadian company Lucky Minerals has not given up its plans to explore for gold up Emigrant Gulch, just north of Yellowstone National Park.
Montana DEQ released its Draft Environmental Assessment (EA) of Canadian