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Judge Lodge rejects part of approvals for CuMo Mine, cites water quality impacts

A federal judge today vacated sections of the environmental assessment issued by the U.S. Forest Service a year ago for the CuMo Mine project 35 miles north of Boise near Idaho City, saying the agency acted arbitrarily a year ago in concluding that expanded drilling at the site won't significantly impact water quality. U.S. District Judge Edward Lodge ordered the Forest Service to do additional analysis; Vancouver, Canada-based Mosquito Gold wants to mine the site for molybdenum, used in the manufacturing of steel products. Click below for a full report from Associated Press reporter Todd Dvorak.

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Betsy Z. Russell covers Idaho news from The Spokesman-Review's bureau in Boise.

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