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By Jane Grochowski
Elbow Lake resident, Montana 

Concern over proposal for gravel pit testing

Letter to the Editor

 

December 15, 2022



Dear Editor,

Elbow Lake leaseholders were surprised this week to receive from the DNRC a proposal for gravel pit testing in the vicinity. Surprised because (a) the proposal does not state the ultimate reason to conduct the test; (b) the comment period is short – ending on December 19; (c) the applicant is the very company (LHC) that applied for a gravel pit permit in 2017, in the same location. They faced significant opposition then – including in the pages of the Pathfinder – and ultimately chose to remove gravel from an existing pit elsewhere, rather than continuing to pursue the E...



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