EPA Recommends Against Reissuing Permit for PolyMet Mine
June 2022 by Associated Press
PolyMet contends the project will actually reduce mercury and sulfate discharges into the St. Louis River watershed because it will clean up an old iron mining waste pond at the processing plant site.
Gary J. Goldberg became President and CEO of Newmont Mining Corp. in 2013. He turned the company’s overall performance around through a disciplined focus on safety, technical fundamentals, and value over volume.
The historical AJ mine, located east of Juneau, Alaska, was considered the largest gold mine in the state at one time. Joe Juneau and Richard Harris struck gold there in 1880, and it has been more recently known as a tourist destination.
We walked around for hours in amazement like little kids that just got let loose in a toy store without adult supervision.
The main ore deposits of the Ely district are associated with an east-west belt of altered and mineralized rocks measuring about one mile wide that extends 8 miles westward from Ely.
Environmental groups last year urged Montana regulators to impose the bad actor designation, and now are seeking to intervene in the case.
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