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Comments on the Nevada Department of Environmental Protection Proposed Mercury Emissions Reduction P

Comments on the Nevada Department of Environmental Protection Proposed Mercury Emissions Reduction P

Joint comments of Great Basin Mine Watch, EARTHWORKS, the Sierra Club Toiyabe Chapter, and the Idaho Conservation League on NDEP’s proposal to reduce mercury air emissions from gold mines in the state of Nevada.

Published: December 27, 2005

By: Bonnie Gestring

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From the comments:

"The proposed program does not meet this mandate for the many reasons listed in these comments. We ask that the NDEP take the additional time needed to re-draft the proposed rules to incorporate these key provisions before initiating the formal rule making process."

For more information on mercury and mining:

http://www.earthworksaction.org/mercury.cfm

Tagged with: mercury, gold mining, air pollution

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