Mont. tribal members want mines cleaned up
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The Fort Belknap Tribes of Montana support a bill to dedicate more money to clean up two abandoned mines.

The tribes say the amount of money the Department of Interior has allocated for the cleanup is $33.5 million short. State Rep. Jonathan Windy Boy introduced a bill to leverage existing royalty funds to bolster the mine reclamation.

The Zortman-Landusky gold mines are located on the southern border of the Fort Belknap Reservation.

Get the Story:
Tribal members voice support for mine cleanup (The Great Falls Tribune 3/19)

Relevant Documents:
Record of Decision | Final Environmental Impact Statement

Relevant Links:
Fort Belknap Community Council -

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