Feds Order Closure of Idaho Mine
February 2012 by Nicholas K. GeraniosFederal safety inspectors have ordered one of the nation’s deepest underground mines closed in northern Idaho following an investigation prompted by a series of accidents that killed two miners over the last year.
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The settlement did not grant an immediate approval for the project, but it did begin to clear the way for the company to apply for federal permits—a path the Obama administration previously had thwarted.
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Under the previous administration, the EPA declared the ditch was a federally-protected waterway, and Robertson needed a federal permit under the Clean Water Act.
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The very way it was done at the time didn’t give one much confidence in the objectivity and honesty of the BLM study.
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