DEQ works to protect the land from contamination in order to provide Montanans with a clean and healthy state. Our mining and waste permitting programs minimize impacts to the environment. Where contamination is discovered, our remediation programs provide the oversight and support services to conduct effective cleanup activities.

Golden Sunlight Seeks to Expand Underground Mine Operation

The Bureau of Land Management has opened a comment period on a Plan of Operations expansion at Golden Sunlight's existing open pit/underground mine near Cardwell. The underground proposal would expand the permit boundary by about 2.5 acres of new surface disturbance on lands managed by the BLM. The Plan of Operations is posted on the DEQ Hard Rock website. Comments may be submitted throughout the process but are encouraged by May 15, 2017.   

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Tintina Files Revised Application for Proposed Mine

 Tintina Resources submitted on May 8, 2017 Revision 2 for the Black Butte Copper Mine Operating Permit. The Cover Letter, the revised application and all appendix material appears on our website for the proposed mine in Meagher County.  

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