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E-M:/ Notice of Public Hearing (Empire Mine)

The Michigan Department of Environmental Quality will hold a public hearing on Tuesday, April 25th at 7:00 p.m. at the Tilden Township Hall, 3145 CR PG, Ishpeming, MI to secure the views of interested persons concerning the application for permit by the Empire Mine.

The Empire Mine is seeking to expand an existing mine pit and stockpile area.  Three rock stockpile areas will be expanded under this permit proposal a total of 254.1 acres, and two pit areas will be developed and expanded.  A total of approximately 11,187 feet of new perimeter road will also be constructed within this proposal.  A total of approximately 87.3 acres of wetland area and approximately 8,288 lineal feet of streams will be impacted by this project.

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Chris Fries <--- What Water Does At 32 Degrees Fahrenheit.

UPEC Secretary, among other things.

Upper Peninsula Environmental Coalition (UPEC)

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