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Aquila Resources: Michigan Panel Upholds Back Forty Mining Permit
Aquila Resources announced that the Michigan Department of Environment, Great Lakes and Energy upheld the final decision.
Aquila Resources (TSX:AQA, OTCQB:AQARF) announced that the environmental review panel for the Michigan Department of Environment, Great Lakes and Energy has upheld the final decision and order previously made by an administrative law judge in support of the Michigan nonferrous metallic mineral mining permit for its Back Forty project in Michigan.
As quoted in the release:
“We are pleased that the panel ruled in our favor and adopted the Judge’s comprehensive decision that followed an exhaustive review process and lengthy contested case hearing. Michigan’s environmental standards for mining are among the strictest in the world, and we look forward to continuing to demonstrate our commitment to environmental responsibility and sustainable resource development that benefits all stakeholders. The Back Forty mine will be a safe, disciplined operation that promotes and supports local community socio-economic development and is protective of the environment.”
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