"Today's decision is a turning point in the decades-long fight to protect the Badger-Two Medicine area of Montana." said Jamie Williams, president of The Wilderness Society. "The Interior Department recognizes that the Badger is simply too sacred and too wild to drill.
For decades Montana’s Badger-Two Medicine area just south of Glacier National Park was the home of rampant off-roading that gradually carved up the forest’s phenomenal wild lands. Now with the help of local citizens who live along Montana’s Rocky Mountain Front and our partners at Earthjustice, we’ve defeated an attempt to overturn a Forest Service plan to protect the Badger-Two Medicine from such damage.