HB 593 - Bonding and Independent Auditing for Mines

This bill would require that mines proposed in sulfide ore bodies post a bond that is 50% greater than the amount normally required. Sulphide ore bodies are the precursor to acid mine drainage, a chemical process that has been the death sentence for several of Montana’s rivers and streams. This bill will also require that […]

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MEIC's Position: Support | Current bill status: Tabled in committee on March 22nd. Blast motion in House failed. | Official legislative site

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