Rock Creek Alliance

Rock Creek Alliance was a Brainerd Foundation grantee from 2000 to 2002.

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Rock Creek Alliance Grant history

2002

$25,000 - To challenge permitting of the proposed Rock Creek mine. Place-based conservation

2001

$25,000 - To challenge permitting of the proposed Rock Creek mine. Place-based conservation

2000

$20,000 - To support efforts to challenge the permitting of the Rock Creek copper and silver mine under the Cabinet Mountain Wilderness in northwest Montana. Place-based conservation

Rock Creek Alliance Successes

Rock Creek Mine permit overturned

Rock Creek Mine permit overturned

A Montana judge overturned a water-use permit for the proposed Rock Creek Mine project in the Cabinet Mountains, ruling that the Montana Department of Natural Resources and Conservation failed to adequately consider the potential impact of the Rock Creek mine's groundwater pumping on streams in the Cabinet Mountains Wilderness.