The Fairfield Sun Times reports on a new conversation bill.
- Montana Senators Steven Daines and John Tester have introduced bipartisan legislation that will look to accelerate clean up of abandoned mines.
- Under the Good Samaritan Remediation of Abandoned Hardrock Mines Act a pilot permitting program will be created to help not-for-profit organizations move forward in the mine reclamation and cleaning process.
- The legislation will also help Good Samaritan organizations navigate federal rules and oversight to lower the risk that not-for-profits face for conservation efforts.
- This bill is a great example of common sense, bipartisan legislation that protects our environment.
Read the full article here.