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News briefs: September 10, 2014

News briefs: September 10, 2014

This week: County to consider variance requests for Mazama property, Bike trail work party at Sun Mountain on Sept. 14, Buckhorn Mine funds environmental projects in Okanogan County and West Nile virus found in Okanogan County horse

Buckhorn Gold Mine gets new water-quality permit

By Marcy Stamper
The state Department of Ecology has issued a new permit to the Buckhorn Gold Mine covering water quality and …

Comment on Buckhorn Gold Mine permit

The Department of Ecology has prepared a new wastewater-discharge permit for the Buckhorn Gold Mine near Chesaw. The draft five-year permit will have more rigorous standards for pollution discharge than the previous one, according to Ecology. The permit regulates the creeks where the mine can discharge treated wastewater. The permit would also allow the discharge...
Buckhorn Mine settlement reached

Buckhorn Mine settlement reached

Objectors say suit will continue BY ANN McCREARY Owners of the Buckhorn gold mine near Chesaw will pay $80,000 of a $395,000 state penalty for water quality violations, and will undertake $180,000 worth of environmental projects in areas around the mine. Under a settlement announced last week by the Washington Department of Ecology, the owner,...