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ePlanning DOI-BLM-NV-E020-2015-0009-EA (Rain Mine Final Permanent Closure Plan)  
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The Bureau of Land Management, Elko District, Tuscarora Field Office is preparing an Environmental Assessment (EA) to evaluate impacts of the Rain Mine Final Permanent Closure Plan. Development of the alternatives for the EA is underway.
 
 
 
Newmont mining company has submitted an amendment to the Rain Mine Plan of Operations for Final Closure and Alternatives. The Rain Mine is located in Elko County approximately 18  air miles south west of Elko NV and 10 miles southeast of Carlin, NV.  The Rain mine ceased operations in 2004 and reclamation and closure of minor mine facilities has continued since then. Approximately 183 acres of public land and 755 acres of private lands were disturbed during mine operations.

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