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MineWatch Coalition Final Comments on FEIR

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

  • Patagonia

  • 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

  • Earthworks

  • Fly Fishers International, Northern California Council

  • American Rivers

  • Nevada County Sunrise

  • Sierra Watch

  • Mountain Area Preservation

  • Nevada City Rancheria

Read the full comments in this PDF.

Download PDF • 875KB

Version 2 - Including Mountain Area Preservation

Download PDF • 892KB


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