White Pine North
Project Lead: Highland Copper Company Inc. (Acquiring from Copper Range Company, started in May, 2014)
Status: Highland’s focus area is to the north of the former White Pine mining area. February 22, 2017: A renewal of the 5-year air quality Renewable Operating Permit (ROP) of the White Pine refinery is under consideration. Deadline for the ROP was February 22, 2017. A public hearing regarding the ROP of the White Pine refinery is scheduled for April 13, 2017 at 7:00pm EDT at the Ontonagon School Cafeteria.
Photo Credit: Jeremiah Eagle Eye (KBIC Files May 2015)