The Nevada Division of Environmental Protection – Bureau of Air Pollution Control is looking for comments from Mineral County residents regarding an air permit for Walker Lane Minerals Corporation (Isabella Pearl).

This public notice period is for the New Phase 2 Mercury Operating Permit to Construct (MOPTC) AP1041-3895 (FIN A2039).

Public comment is open from Oct. 10 to Nov. 10, 2017.

The Bureau of Air Pollution Control has reviewed the application from Walker Lane Minerals Corporation and has made a preliminary decision to issue the permit.

This permit is for a new gold mine (Isabella Pearl) located outside of Luning.

The BAPC stated in their release that the “proposed project will not cause or contribute to a violation of any applicable federal or State of Nevada air quality standard.”

To view the notice of proposed action, director’s review or draft of the MOPTC, visit https://ndep.nv.gov/posts/P5.