Last week to comment on mine |

Last week to comment on mine

Grass Valley is preparing to start the third and final massive phase of paperwork to review the environmental impact report before deciding on the Idaho-Maryland Mine/Golden Bear Ceramics project.

This is the last week of the public comment period to specifically address the question, “What topics should be addressed in the Environmental Impact Review?”

There will be another public comment period after the draft EIR is ready, possibly in the spring.

APPLE has submitted a round of scoping comments, available online at


See all of the city’s mine-related documentation at Grass Valley’s Idaho-Maryland Mine Web page: go to, then scroll down; or link from


Send in your comments by Monday – good, bad or ugly – but preferably on topic, with the question above, by e-mail, snail-mail or fax to:

Tom Last, planning director

Idaho Maryland Mine Project

c/o Environmental Science Associates

225 Bush Street, Suite 1700

San Francisco, CA 94104

Fax: (415) 896-0332

E-mail: idahomaryland@esas

Tom Grundy

Nevada City

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