Water Quality

IRU community pushes back against South Fork Salmon mine

IRU community pushes back against South Fork Salmon mine

The Idaho Rivers United community made a strong statement this month when it spoke clearly in favor of clean water and healthy fisheries in the South Fork of the Salmon River basin. A large mining company is proposing three massive open pit mines at the headwaters of the East Fork of the South Fork of the Salmon River, a river prized for its fisheries and whitewater.