CARSON CITY — Bell Mountain Exploration Corporation’s “Bell Mountain Mine Project” in Churchill County has been approved by the Bureau of Land Management.
Located about 40 miles southeast of Fallon, the gold and silver mine will include open pit mining and heap leach processing across about 180 acres of BLM-administered land. The Project includes one new right-of-way for a water conveyance pipeline and use of the existing Earthquake Fault Road.
BLM previously held a 30-day public comment period beginning January 31, 2020. A copy of the Environmental Assessment and other related documents are available on-line at: https://go.usa.gov/xd2Ja