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Weir and Water Treatment System Inauguration Event

A groundwater extraction and treatment system, associated with the construction of Southern Nevada Water Authority’s erosion control structures (weirs), began January 2, 2018. Operation of the treatment system reduces perchlorate...

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Notice of Proposed Action - BMRR - Leeville Infiltration Project

BMRR - Notice of Proposed Action - Application for renewal of Water Pollution Control Permit NEV2002105 to Newmont Mining Corp.. Public Comment Period is from 10/18/2018 to 11/17/2018.

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Notice of Proposed Action - BMRR - Parker Brothers Mine Project

BMRR - Notice of Proposed Action - Application for renewal of Water Pollution Control Permit NEV2012112 to Zephyr Minerals, Inc.. Public Comment Period is from 10/17/2018 to 11/16/2018.

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