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
Livingston-based Park County Environmental Council and local landowners filed an administrative appeal on Thursday to protest the March 13, 2018, competitive oil and gas lease sale proposed by the Bureau of Land Management’s Butte Field Office.
Livingston and Park County have been featured in the news many times in the past week. Many of our local issues carry national importance because our county is the northern gateway to Yellowstone National Park. Millions of visitors pass through here every year, remember the unique beauty of this place and continue to pay attention,