The Whitehall Ledger - Serving Southern Jefferson County in the Great State of Montana

By Jack H. Smith
Ledger Publisher 

Apex application approved by state


January 17, 2018

There was good news to end 2017 at the Barrick Golden Sunlight Mine in Whitehall.

At the Community Transition Advisory Committee last week, Mine Environmental Superintendent Chuck Buus said the state has accepted their application for the proposed Apex Project, and the next step would be for Tetra Tech of Missoula to complete an Environmental Assessment. Buus said that should take around eight months. Buus added it was good news to hear about the application and all of the hard work and diligence is behind them.

Mine General Manager Dan Banghart said the project could extend mine life 2 1...

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