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News Release
State agencies to meet Jan. 17 on proposed gold mine in Malheur County - 01/04/18

ALBANY, Ore.- The Tailings Facility Design Subcommittee of the Technical Review Team for a proposed gold mine in Malheur County will meet by teleconference from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. PST on Wednesday, Jan. 17.

The meeting agenda is available at http://bit.ly/grassymt

The public and media may listen to the meeting at the Oregon Department of Geology and Mineral Industries (DOGAMI) Albany office at 229 Broadalbin St. SW, or listen by phone. For call-in instructions, contact DOGAMI at 541-967-2053.

The Technical Review Team (TRT) is an interdisciplinary team of state agencies that reviews information related to a proposed mine during all phases of the application process, and ultimately develops consolidated permit conditions that conform to Oregon regulations. The federal Bureau of Land Management serves on the team in an ex-officio role.

The TRT's Tailings Facility Design Subcommittee addresses engineering, environmental, and permitting issues related to the tailings facility associated with a proposed mine.