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State updating mining rules

Series: Sports Briefs | Story 7

December 31, 2020

OLYMPIA — The state Department of Fish and Wildlife is seeking comment on its proposed rules for mineral prospecting that may affect fish.

Proposed rules include updating definitions related to mining, requiring proof of compliance with the federal Clean Water Act and requiring a state hydraulic project approval for dredging or siphoning operations.

Comment by Jan. 30 by emailing [email protected]

There will be a public hearing on the new rules Jan. 29.


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