would be required for implementation (e.g., obtaining State or local permits). (BLM NEPA Handbook, Section V.C.3.e[5], at p. V-17)

Tables C-1 through C-9 include excerpts from nine recent EISs that identify permits, licenses, and other regulatory requirements for recent mines in six states:

  • Table C-1, Cortez Pipeline Gold Deposit, Nevada, January 1996

  • Table C-2 Zortman and Landusky Mine Extensions, Montana, March 1996

  • Table C-3, Twin Creeks Mine Project, Nevada, December 1996

  • Table C-4, Crown Jewel Mine, Washington, January 1997

  • Table C-5, Ruby Hill Project, Nevada, January 1997

  • Table C-6, Lisbon Valley Copper, Utah, February 1997

  • Table C-7, Olinghouse Mine, Nevada, February 1998

  • Table C-8, Yarnell Mining Project, Arizona, June 1998: Regulatory Compliance Summary

  • Table C-9, Yarnell Mining Project, Arizona, June 1998: Significant Issues Raised During Scoping

SIDEBAR C-1 Recent Compilations of Hardrock Mining Regulatory Requirements

  • Barringer, S. 1999. Mining Regulatory Programs in the Western United States: A Survey of State Laws and Regulations. Unpublished, 87 pp.

  • Bureau of Land Management. 1999a. Surface Management Regulations for Locatable Mineral Operations: Draft Environmental Impact Statement.

  • Environmental Protection Agency. 1997b. National Hardrock Mining Framework. Mine Waste Task Force.

  • Interstate Mining Compact Commission. 1997. Noncoal Mineral Resource Report.

  • McElfish, J.M., T.Bernstein, S.P.Bass, and E.Sheldon. 1996. Hard Rock Mining: State Approaches to Environmental Protection. Washington, D.C.: Environmental Law Institute, 358 pp.

  • Northwest Mining Association. 1997. Permitting Directory for Hard Rock Mineral Exploration. Spokane, Washington.



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