Aquila Resources announced today that it received its wetlands, lakes, and streams permit from the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality for its zinc and gold rich Back Forty project in Michigan.
Aquila Resources(TSX:AQA) announced today (June 4) that it has received its wetlands, lakes, and streams permit from the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality for its zinc and gold rich Back Forty project in Michigan.
According to the press release, the wetlands permit was issued inclusive of specific conditions, including those requested by the United States Environmental Protection Agency. …Aquila has now received all State and Federal permissions required for the construction and commencement of operations at the Back Forty Project. The Company has already received the three other required State permits which include the Nonferrous Metallic Mineral Mining, the National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System Permit, and the Air Use Permit to Install.
As quoted in the press release, president and chief executive officer of Aquila, Barry Hildred said:
“This is a very significant milestone for Aquila and substantially completes a robust environmental permitting process in Michigan. We can now focus the company’s resources on the pre-construction phase at Back Forty while considering funding alternatives to complete the development of the mine.”