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Comstock Mining project takes another step

Comstock Mining has taken another step forward in its plan to resume gold and silver mining in Storey County, receiving one of several necessary permits from the Nevada Division of Environmental Protection.

The company still must complete numerous steps before actual mining starts, according to an NDEP spokesman and Storey County senior planner Austin Osborne.

Company officials couldn't be reached for comment Thursday afternoon.

At the state level, the company needs to file and receive a water pollution control permit, get approval for its expanded and updated reclamation plan, and obtain an air quality permit, said Vinson Guthreau of the …

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The Nevada Appeal Updated Sep 1, 2011 09:52PM Published Sep 1, 2011 09:51PM Copyright 2011 The Nevada Appeal. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.