Supplemental environmental assessment for Zortman Mining Inc
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Supplemental environmental assessment for Zortman Mining Inc application for amendment no. 10 to state operating permit no. 00095 and federal plan of operations M-77779, Landusky Mine Expansion, Sullivan Park Heap Leach Pad, Operating and Reclamation Plan by Montana. Department of State Lands

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Published by [Montana Department of State Lands] in [Helena?] .
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  • Environmental impact analysis,
  • Reclamation of land

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Edition Notes

Statementprepared by Montana Department of State Lands and U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
ContributionsZortman Mining, Inc, United States. Bureau of Land Management
The Physical Object
Paginationiii, 27 pages, 2 unnumbered pages ;
Number of Pages27
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25599327M

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The concept of sustainability provides just such a framework. Social and financial needs determine mineral production rates, resulting in a global demand for minerals. To ensure effective environmental protection, different tools and techniques have been developed. One of the most widespread is the so-called Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA).   Environmental Impact Assessment of Mining should be used as a reference. Environmental Reviewers including Environmental Conservation Department (ECD) staff, ECD consultants, and members of the Interdepartmental EIA Review Committee should refer. Social and Environmental Impact Assessment Big Bend Placer Gold Mining Project, Mongolia Prepared for WM Mining Company, LLC Centennial, Colorado, USA Prepared by AATA INTERNATIONAL, INC. Denver, Colorado, USA October to prepare a supplemental environmental assessment (EA) "on the modification to determine _____ 1/ References are provided to the volume or binder of the appropriate mine file. Thus, the description of the Zortman Mine is from Zortman Mine, MTM , Zortman Reclamation Plan and Post-Mine Topography, February , at page 2.

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