26 groups call for denial of the Idaho-Maryland Mine. The MineWatch Coalition, led by the Community Environmental Advocates Foundation, cites numerous reasons for the Nevada County Planning Commission and Board of Supervisors to deny the Idaho-Maryland Mine in this final public comment letter.
See the press release here.
Download a PDF of the letter here.
Updated April 14, 2023
In a lengthy comment to Nevada County decision makers, the MineWatch Coalition of community and environmental organizations provided a long list of reasons to deny the project. Coalition members include:
Community Environmental Advocates Foundation
The Sierra Fund
South Yuba River Citizens League
Wolf Creek Community Alliance
The Wells Coalition
California Native Plant Society Redbud Chapter
Sierra Foothills Audubon Society
Sierra Nevada Group Sierra Club
Center for Biological Diversity
Friends of Bear River
Sierra Streams Institute
Nevada County Climate Action Now
Elders Action Network
Friends of Banner Mountain
Brunswick Pine Road Association
Brunswick Manor HOA
San Juan Ridge Taxpayers Association
Earth Justice Ministries
Fly Fishers International, Northern California Council
Nevada County Sunrise
Mountain Area Preservation
Nevada City Rancheria
Read the full comments in this PDF.
Version 2 - Including Mountain Area Preservation