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Rock Creek Mine

The Latest On: Rock Creek Mine

July 30, 2005 | Feature

Rock Creek Mine on Hold, for Now

A hastily drawn biological opinion, issued under pressure from the former governor's office, cannot survive the light of day.

March 30, 2005 | Case

Rock Creek Mine

The Fish and Wildlife Service rewrote a biological opinion that originally said that a mine proposed in the Cabinet Mountains in Montana could wipe out grizzly bears and bull trout there -- the new opinion says the mine poses no threat. A district court has now ruled that opinion illegal too, halting the mine for now.