Water Quality Relies On Public Policy

Oct 14, 2018

Jerry Wright
Credit City of Rapid City

A Canadian company is looking for gold near Rochford in the Black Hills. Mineral Mountain Resources holds a temporary permit to use water from Rapid Creek for test drilling.

Environmentalists and tribes object to the operation, fearing it will pollute the creek and destroy the peaceful, remote area.

An engineer tells SDPB's Victoria Wicks that politicians have to decide how to enact protections.