Mining Banned in Flathead River Valley, BC

posted by Rainforest Action Network

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.

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.