Gold mine issued schedule for final permitting

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Kershaw mine construction won't begin this year

By Jesef Williams

There’s now a more defined timeline for when gold mine construction could begin in Kershaw.

Last week, Romarco Minerals Inc. issued a media release to inform the public that the U.S. Corps of Engineers has posted a schedule for completion of its Environmental Impact Statement (EIS). Romarco Minerals is the parent company of Haile Gold Mine Inc.

That EIS is for a federal wetlands permit to give Romarco the go-ahead to begin mine construction. The company has occupied the historic site since 2007. It’s located a few miles east of the town of Kershaw.

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