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Public meeting set for June 16 to discuss placer mining general permit

Published June 4, 2014

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers-Alaska District has planned a public meeting for June 16 in Fairbanks to discuss the proposed revised regional general permit for placer mining in Alaska.

The meeting is scheduled from 5:30-8:30 p.m. at the Fairbanks North Star Borough Noel Wien Library Auditorium.

The Corps will be available to take comments and answer questions about proposed reissuance of Mechanical Placer Mining General Permit, POA-2014-55, which can be viewed on this Web link:

For more information, contact Leslie W. Tose at 907-753-5515 or or Debby McAtee at 907-474-2166 or

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Curt Biberdorf

Release no. 14-011