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Open house planned over opencut mining permit application near Laurel

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LAUREL, Mont. -

An open house is planned next week in Laurel over an opencut mining permit application near the town.

The DEQ states the application is for a 41.7 acre site known as Yager, located five miles south of Laurel. They say the application was submitted by Nelcon Inc.

The open house is scheduled for Wednesday, April 26th, from 6:00 to 7:00pm. The public comment period is from 7:00 to 8:30pm.

It will be held in Jaycee Hall at 1425 Highway 212 South in Laurel.

If you can't attend the open house, you can submit comments by clicking on the following link: http://deq.mt.gov/Land/opencut or you can mail your comments to DEQ Opencut Mining Section, PO Box 200901, Helena, MT 59620-0901

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