At the Coalition, we keep tabs on projects that could potentially impact clean water in the Clark Fork basin. From lingering pollution problems, to impacts from new projects, to harms caused by nonnative species, we work with diverse partners to protect what matters most in our watershed.
Streams and lakes in wilderness areas deserve protection from the potential impacts from mining. For over a decade, the Clark Fork Coalition has been involved in legal challenges to stop the Rock Creek Mine and Montanore Mine, which would tunnel beneath the Cabinet Mountains Wilderness Area in the lower Clark Fork region.More >
Missoula’s drinking water utility is finally in public ownership after being privately held for over a century. At the Coalition, we worked to make public ownership a reality, and we’re eager to see Missoula’s drinking water managed in a transparent way that ensures protection of our water resources.More >
Since 1972 the landmark Clean Water Act has protected clean water resources and dramatically improved water quality in communities across the country, protecting them from pollution and toxic dumping. Now this bedrock environmental law is threatened as never before, with proposed debilitating budget cuts and threats to delegitimize the CWA itself.More >