Orvana granted discharge permits for Copperwood project, Upper Peninsula, Michigan, USA
Thursday, Nov 15, 2012
Orvana Minerals Corp. (TSX:ORV) ("Orvana or the Company"), through its wholly-owned subsidiary, Orvana Resources US Corp ("Orvana USA"), is pleased to report that the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality ("MDEQ") has granted the National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System permits for treated sanitary and process wastewaters related to the proposed Copperwood copper mine, Upper Peninsula, Michigan, USA.
"Orvana is pleased that the MDEQ has granted these permits," said Jim Jacques, Chief Operating Officer of the Company and General Manager of Copperwood. "We continue to work with the MDEQ as well as the Environmental Protection Agency on the review of the Wetlands permit application, which was submitted as prescribed by Parts 301 and 303 of the State of Michigan regulations, and expect a decision next week."