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Idaho Maryland Mine says it’ll raise $500,000

A Sept. 13 deadline for the Idaho Maryland Mine to provide $500,000 to the city of Grass Valley for completing an environmental review of the gold mine’s re-opening isn’t a major matter, the mine president says.

David Watkinson spoke from his office in Grass Valley.about the half-million dollars.

click to hear David Watkinson

Watkinson says if the deadline passes, the mining project review will continue.

click to hear David Watkinson

Idaho Maryland Mine officials say most mines here shut down in the 1950’s due to a low fixed gold price and rising labor costs.

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