Micheal Werner, with Crevice Mining Group, raises more questions than he answered in the following interview with The Billings Gazette. From what we can gather he thinks an open pit operation would be appropriate on the border on Yellowstone National Park (except we’re not┬áNevada) and that his interests and needs supersede those of the local community.

Miner responds to critics about mine proposed next to Yellowstone Park

Like many others who have come to the Paradise Valley since the homesteading era, Michael Werner is hoping to “make money and provide for his family.” It’s the way Werner has proposed making money that has drawn fire from some locals, lawmakers, conservation groups and a few nonresidents – by opening a gold mine just north of Yellowstone National Park.