'Protect the Clearwater' sues state over Elbow Lake gravel pit
July 13, 2023
Correction: This story is now correctly updated with the correct name of Missoula District Judge John Larson. The story incorrectly said Don Larson in an earlier version
A newly-formed nonprofit launched two separate legal challenges against the state of Montana’s decision to approve an open pit gravel mine last month, setting up potential court dates that could revoke the builder’s permit.
Protect the Clearwater is a newly-formed nonprofit with the main purpose of stopping the new gravel mine. It filed a complaint in Missoula County District Court in June arguing that the state viola...