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Public meeting Monday on Yerington land designation

Lyon County will conduct a public meeting at 5:30 p.m. Monday in the Lyon County Commission chambers to hear comments regarding proposed recommendations on land use designations in the South Pine Grove Hills.The City of Yerington and Nevada Copper, in consultation with Lyon County, want to acquire approximately 10,400 acres of BLM administered lands located in Mason Valley near Yerington for development of the Pumpkin Hollow Mine and other sustainable economic development.Priorities for that area include existing land uses and access (grazing allotments, mining claims and mineral resource potential, public access and recreation); potential designation of wilderness; protection of existing …

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