U.S. Senate Passes Yellowstone Gateway Protection Act, Permanently Protecting Montana’s Paradise Valley

Grassroots organizing wins the protection of some of America’s most iconic landscapes from mining. On February 12th, the Yellowstone Gateway Protection Act, drafted by Senator Jon Tester and eventually supported by Montana’s entire congressional delegation, passed a floor vote in the US Senate. The bill is part of a broad public lands package, the Natural Resources Management Act, which passed by a vote of 92-8. If signed into law, the…

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