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Cautiously Optimistic on the Black Butte Mine [AUDIO]
Nancy Schlepp doesn't just work for the company developing the proposed mine near White Sulphur Springs, Montana- she's also a former Meagher County Commissioner whose family has farmed and ranched the region going back to the 1800's. And, she knows that the region is desperately in n…
18 Pharmaceuticals Dumped Into Gallatin River
The Montana Department of Environmental Quality has reported that none of the 18 pharmaceutical chemicals that spilled into tributaries of the Gallatin River on March 3 pose any threat to human health.  About 35 million gallons of effluent drained from the Big Sky-area storage pond over the cou…