Friends of the Jocko Actions
Friends of the Jocko’s 2nd set of comments to the MT DEQ, responding to Riverside Contracting’s Amended Permit. Prepared by Ferguson Law, 11-10-22.
Friends of the Jocko’s official comments to the Montana DEQ on Riverside Contracting’s permit, and the DEQ’s handling of the process. Prepared by Ferguson Law, 9-6-2022 (pdf).
EWAM and the Garden of 1,000 Buddha’s comments to the MT DEQ about Riverside Contracting’s project, 11-4-22.
The Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes comments to the MT DEQ about Riverside’s permit application, 9-20-22.
Riverside Contracting’s Amended Permit for the asphalt plant & gravel pit, Sept. 21st, 2022. This amended Permit Application is in response to the MT DEQ deficiency letter of 8-17-22.
Montana DEQ Deficiency Letter to Riverside Contracting, Aug. 17th, 2022, detailing what Riverside must do to advance permitting process.
Riverside Contracting letter notifying public if they want to request a public meeting (contains letter, response form and topographic map), – April 28, 2022 (pdf)
HB 599, amending the Montana Open Cut laws, 2021 Montana Legislature (pdf)
Fact Sheets & Handouts
Download Friends of the Jocko information to print, hand out, or post. Read the fact sheets to quickly familiarize yourself with the issues.
- Basic Facts, prepared 9-2-2022 (pdf).
- Permitting Process — a quick guide to how the permitting process works, prepared 9-2-2022 (pdf).
- Full color 8 1/2 x 11″ flyer to download and hand out or post (pdf).
- B&W handbills to print and hand out. 2-up, front and back (pdf).
Montana Constitution, with Right to Clean & Healthful Environment, Right of Participation, and Right to Know.
A Citizen’s Guide to Public Participation in Environmental Decisionmaking, 2002 MEPA guide from the MT EQC
Other Organizations involved in similar work
Park County Environmental Council (Livingston & Paradise Valley)
• Proposed Gravel Pit Near Emigrant MT: What You Need to Know. June 11, 2022