Consolidated public hearing June 25, 2019

The Michigan Department of Environment, Great Lakes, and Energy (EGLE) is hosting a consolidated public hearing on June 25, 2019.

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IS BACK FORTY A SULFIDE MINE?

Does the Back Forty Mine produce sulfides?

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SPRING 2019 DRILLING PROGRAM

Aquila Resources, Inc. will be conducting drilling activities at the Back Forty Project beginning around May 22nd, 2019. This program is expected to run for approximately two months, although we may extend the work. 

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WATER TREATMENT PROCESS

How will Back Forty’s management and treat water?

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MINE LIFE CYCLE

Ever wonder how mining operations work? A typical project goes through a series of different phases which we refer to as the mining life cycle, each presenting unique challenges and opportunities.

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TAILINGS MANAGEMENT FACILITY EXPLAINED

What are tailings and what is Back Forty’s management plan?

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UPDATE – MINING AND COMMUNITY FOCUS GROUPS

Dr. Tawni Hunt Ferrarini, a Professor of Economics, has published her findings from a series of focus groups that she hosted in 2018.

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Back Forty Mine Project Update

Michael Welch, Aquila Resources COO, provides an update on Back Forty's project status, permitting efforts, community engagement, and other topics to wrap up 2018.

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Federal court rejects challenge to Back Forty’s wetland permit

The U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Wisconsin dismissed the Menominee Indian Tribe’s federal lawsuit challenging EPA and U.S. Army Corps’ failure to exercise jurisdiction over Aquila’s wetland permit for the Back Forty Mine.

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DEQ to host public meeting concerning permit amendment

Since issuance of our original mine permit, we've refined elements of the design to be consistent with our feasibility study and previously issued wetland permit. We continuously look for opportunities to minimize the potential impacts of our operations on the environment and community.

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