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Getting the green light: Permitting mines in the US Southwest

June 10, 2024

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Stantec’s Sierra Marke talks with North American Mining Magazine about the complex world of mine permitting

Permits. They can make or break a mining project. Seirra Marke, Environmental Project Manager, shares what she’s seen in the mine permitting world with North American Mining Magazine. She talks permitting mines on public land versus private land, what causes scope changes during permitting, as well as unexpected challenges mine owners have encountered when conducting permitting surveys. Due to different requirements based on federal, state, and the local level, it’s critical to understand the specific permitting landscape at each mine site. 

  • Sierra Marke

    Based in Nevada, Sierra is a project manager and environmental engineer. Having worked in both the public and private sector, she’s known for her love of challenges and thrives in fast-paced environments.

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