RIVERTON, Wyo., April 23, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- U.S. Energy Corp. (Nasdaq:USEG) ("U.S. Energy" or the "Company") announced today that the Company has received a letter from the U.S. Forest Service ("USFS") notifying the Company that the USFS has completed a review of the Mine Plan of Operations ("MPO" or "Plan") for the Mount Emmons Molybdenum Project in Colorado (the "Project") and that it has determined that the MPO "does contain sufficient information and clarity to form the basis for a proposed action to initiate scoping and analysis under the National Environmental Policy Act ("NEPA")." The letter also states, "U.S. Energy has met the requirements of the Reality Check provision granting conditional water rights for the Mt. Emmons Molybdenum Project by filing the Plan for the Mt. Emmons Mine with the Forest Service. No other special use permits or rights-of-way for the water facilities are required because they are addressed in the Plan." The MPO provides an in-depth description of the proposed construction, mining, processing, and reclamation operations for the Project.
U.S. Energy Corp. Announces That Its Mount Emmons Mine Plan Of Operations Has Been Determined Sufficient To Initiate NEPA Review By The U.S. Forest Service
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