It has come to our attention that the Orvana Resources Corporation intends to locate and operate a mining operation near Presque Isle campground of the Porcupine Mountains Wilderness State Park.
A public hearing will be held this Thursday June 28th at 7 p.m. CDT in Lindquist Student Center at Gogebic Community College – 4946 E. Jackson Rd., Ironwood, Michigan.
Written comments should be sent to Ms. Mary Ann Dolehanty, Permit Section Supervisor, MDEQ, P.O. Box 30260 Lansing, Michigan 48909-7760 . Comments may also be submitted from the webpage: http://www.deq.state.mi.us/aps/cwerp.shtml (click on “Submit Comment” under the Orvana Resources US Corp, Permit to Install No. 180-11 listing). All statements received by June 28, 2012, will be considered by the decision-maker prior to final permit action.
For more information please search the web regarding the Orvana Copperwood Project.
(posted June 26, 2012)