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Malheur County approves zoning, sage grouse permits for Nevada mining firm

ONTARIO – The Malheur County Planning Commission last month approved two applications for a Nevada mining firm, keeping on track plans for a proposed gold and silver mine southwest of Vale.

In its April 25 decision, the commission approved a conditional use permit and special conditions to accommodate sage grouse habitat on county-controlled land at the Grassy Mountain site.

The commission decision allows mining activity on a 62 . . .

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