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Marianne Boll-See: Local well owners organize in advance of meeting on proposed mine's reopening

"Grass Valley property owners gathered on Thursday evening to organize and sign a

group letter from the Wells Coalition to present to the Nevada County Planning Commission."


Excerpts from a Union article by Staff Writer Marianne Boll-See

Apr 8, 2023

Christy Hubbard, spokesperson for the Wells Coalition, urged the audience of more than 50 well owners to sign a letter stating that the protections from Rise Gold Corporation offered to well owners in the Final Environmental Impact Report (FEIR) for the Idaho-Maryland Mine are unacceptable.

The letters are addressed to Matt Kelly, Nevada County Planning Department and will be submitted to Kelly at the May 10 and 11 scheduled meeting. Two days are scheduled for this meeting because of the high number of individuals planning to speak during public comment.

The protections and mitigation offered to well owners by the Rise Gold Corporation is too little, too late, and too insufficient, according to Hubbard.


Read the rest of the article online at The Union.


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