Mining Banned in Flathead River Valley, BC

Written by Amanda Starbuck

Topics: Coal

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I’m heartened to hear that British Columbia has made a firm commitment to protect the headwaters of Glacier National Park by banning mining and drilling in the Flathead River Valley.

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There’s still work to be done here, but I’m not going to lie to you, I’m a pretty happy guy right now,” said Will Hammerquist of the National Parks Conservation Association. “You had a land-use plan in place that put mining above all other values. This announcement signals a shift away from that.

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