Articles Tagged "montana"

Tintina Resources Announces Preliminary Approval for Exploration Decline Permit for Johnny Lee Deposit at Black Butte

Copper – Tintina Resources Inc. (TSXV:TAU,OTCQX:TINTF) announced that the draft EA for their proposed Exploration License Amendment, which will grant them access to the Johnny Lee copper deposit has been released by the Montana Department of Environmental Quality.

Proposed Fraser Surrey Docks Coal Terminal Prompts More Health Concerns

Coal – CBC News reported that Dr. Paul Van Buynder, chief medical officer at the Fraser Health Authority, has called for an assessment of the health risks associated with the plan to build a coal terminal at Fraser Surrey Docks. The plan would see 4 million metric tons of coal from Montana and Wyoming transported down the Fraser River to Texada Island and then to Asia.

Montana Coal Miners Face Off Against Environmental Activists

Coal – The Seattle Times reported that increased coal export activity from Montana has placed the state at the forefront of "one of the Northwest's biggest environmental battles in a decade." While companies like Cloud Peak Energy Inc. (NYSE:CLD) are keen to mine the state's coal and export it to Asia, environmental groups are launching large-scale campaigns against the movement.