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Smith River Future in Question

Proposed mining operations near Sheep Creek, a major tributary to the Smith River, is a hot topic.  As Tintina Resources moves forward with its application for a mining permit north of White Sulphur Springs, many recreationists and Smith River lovers are worried about the impacts a copper mine could have on water quality and other public uses.

If you have ever floated the Smith River, or have an interest in learning more about this issue, please reference the following articles:

June 30th, Field and Stream, Proposed Copper Mining Sparks Concern Over Future of Smith River

June 10th, Bozeman Daily Chronicle, Battle of Black Butte

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