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.
The fire started early October 4, destroying the Bureau of Land Management office on the edge of town within minutes.
Manderfield’s ruling opens the way for Kennecott Eagle to begin blasting. The company has declined to say when it will start. A spokeswoman said drilling would begin “in the coming weeks".
• BLM claim fees rise
• Critical minerals bill
• Sage-grouse habitat
Republican legislators say the funding is necessary to protect state interests...
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