For years, Canadian mining big Teck Assets has been preventing towards U.S. water requirements, which goal air pollution flowing from its Elk Valley coal mines in southeast B.C. downstream to the Kootenai watershed in Montana and Idaho. Montana’s Board of Environmental Assessment authorized these requirements in 2020.

However by fall 2022, the identical board that adopted these requirements made an entire about-face. They voted to ask the Environmental Safety Company to take away the usual. Why the about-face? The make-up of the board modified in 2021 with six new board members appointed by Republican Governor Gianforte.

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