Hecla Fights Bad Actor Label in Montana
May 2018 by Matthew Brown
Environmental groups last year urged Montana regulators to impose the bad actor designation, and now are seeking to intervene in the case.
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This adit will be nearly 3.5 miles long when it reaches the ore zone.
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