Secure Hot Creek, Stop KORE Mining
The United States Forest Service is taking public comments on a proposed exploratory mining operation near the headwaters of Hot Creek in the Eastern Sierra that might result in damaging open pit mining near this fishery. We require your aid to stop it.
This task is bothersome and devastating in numerous methods:
KORE Mining wishes to drill around Hot Creek for gold without any strategy or assurance that gold exists because location. Dredging, excavation, and hydraulic mining will trigger remarkable stream deterioration.
The proposition for the exploratory operation offers no details on just how much water is required, the depth of drilling, or the unfavorable effect on the wildlife and the environment. If the operation is given, it would have long-lasting implications for among California’s renowned wild trout fisheries and for the wildlife surrounding the location.
The Hot Creek watershed is extremely delicate and has remnant effects of historical mining and advancement because location.
How You Can Assist
We require you to send a public remark opposing this mining operation to Colleen Garcia with the United States Forest Service. Due date for public remark is May 7th. The link to send remarks and a sample letter are listed below.
We motivate you to require an Ecological Effect Declaration be carried out and share your individual remarks and stories about why you want to safeguard Hot Creek. Specifics are not required, any remark assists. Please share this action with your network. To find out more go to our webpage.