MT DEQ Releases Draft EIS for Mine Proposed on Smith River

The Montana Department of Environmental Quality released a draft EIS assessment of the proposed copper mine in the Headwaters of the Smith River.  In short the analysis states there will be no negative environmental impacts on nearby Sheep Creek or the main body of the Smith River.  


Three options are available for the public:

  • Submit comments
  • Attend public meetings scheduled for April 29 in Livingston and April 30 in White Sulphur Springs
  • Attend the two online public meetings (webinar).  


Click here for the DEQ information sight, which details the contact information, public events and copy of the draft EIS.

Montana Trout Unlimited will be conducting a comprehensive science based review of the report.