Twisp Town Council Passes Resolution in Support of Methow Mineral Withdrawal
The Town of Twisp has passed a resolution requesting the withdrawal of lands within the Methow River Headwaters in Okanogan County, Washington, from the operation of the General Mining Act of 1872.
The resolution requests that the United States Secretary of the Interior and Congress use their authority to protect the Methow Valley’s clean water for the wellbeing of citizens, the health of the natural environment, and the local economy.
Read more in Methow Valley News:
Methow Valley News, “Exploratory mining decision delayed because of tribal concerns” Published 08/05/2016