Mining company asks to drill near Mount St. Helens
As a proposed drilling plan near Mount St. Helens works its way through federal review, new voices enter the fray and officials know they’re being watched closely.
Hundreds of people packed a pair of public meetings in Longview and Morton last month. A third open house is planned for March 13 in Stevenson. More than 200 formal comments have piled up, according to the Bureau of Land Management, most arriving before the current environmental scoping process kicked off.