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Bill to block new mining claims adjacent to Yellowstone NP set for congressional hearing

A bill to permanently block new mining claims on 30,000 acres of public land in the mountains north of Yellowstone National Park will be considered by a congressional subcommittee next week.


The House Subcommittee on Energy and Mineral Resources will hear testimony on the Yellowstone Gateway Protection Act, sponsored by U.S. Rep. Greg Gianforte, R-Montana, next Thursday.


https://www.bozemandailychronicle.com/news/environment/yellowstone-mineral-withdrawal-bill-to-get-hearing-next-week/article_ff956acb-5373-5c96-aba1-ddc3fb95524e.html

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