Greens Creek Mine Looking to Expand

The Tongass National Forest is initiating a NEPA analysis to consider proposed changes to the tailings and waste disposal facilities at the Greens Creek Mine.
Based on comments received during the scoping period, a
draft EIS will be prepared and submitted to the EPA in the summer of 2011 with a 45 day public comment period. The final EIS and record of Decision are expected to be published in the spring of 2012.
Enclosed is a link to the scoping letter and document with details about the planned expansion. Comment deadline has been extended to Nov. 19th

http://www.federalregister.gov/articles/2010/10/05/2010-24907/admiralty-national-monument-tongass-national-forest-alaska-expansion-of-tailings-disposal-facility

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