EPA Chief to Reconsider Paying Claims Over Mine Waste Spill
September 2017 by Associated Press
“We feel that we can clean up an area that has been abandoned after 100 years of mining,” Lyon said.
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We ask that all who attend this demonstration bring their mining equipment to display and actively talk with the attending public in a courteous fashion about the benefits of suction dredging…
The approval, which affects 87 acres on the south end of Silver City, allows the company to move forward with exploration to determine the area's mining potential.
If you do not have the time to read the entire document, I would suggest starting with the Executive Summary that begins on page 80.
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Since 2005, a group representing a handful of Oregon and Washington mining organizations, centered around the Eastern Oregon Mining Association (EOMA) and the Waldo Mining District (WMD), have been actively fighting the Oregon Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) over their then new “700PM Suction Dredge Mining Permit.”
You have made your presence known with the BLM or Forest Service, placed Mining District signs along the entrance points to your district, and found support with other local miners. But how do you gain popular support?
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