|Silver mine opponents ask Montana to suspend permits -
"Environmentalists have asked Montana regulators to suspend permits for two silver mines citing concerns over the track record of the president of the company behind the proposals.|
Attorneys for Earthworks, the Clark Fork Coalition and three other groups on Monday pressed officials to enforce a state law that blocks individuals who fail to reclaim old mines from starting new ones.
Hecla Mining Company of Idaho is proposing the Rock Creek and Montanore mines in northwest Montana." More
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