January 17, 2007

Mine could impact everything from fish to grizzlies

From the Wednesday, January 17, 2007 online edition of the Hungry Horse News . . .

Environmental experts continue to warn against the creation of a huge coal mine just north of the border.

The Cline Mining Corp. is proposing to create a coal mine in the North Fork of the Flathead. The company plans to mine coal from the open pit project for 20 years as well as upgrade a road system into the drainage.

Representatives from several state agencies spoke on the mine at a meeting Monday hosted by the Flathead Basin Commission in Kalispell.

(Canada) has everything to gain. We have everything to lose if this mine goes through, said Rich Moy, chairman of the commission.

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Posted by nfpa at January 17, 2007 02:41 PM