Silverton resident reprimanded for beginning mining operations without a permit

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Silverton resident reprimanded for beginning mining operations without a permit

Regulators find development activity at Hobo Mine
A photo taken by the Colorado Division of Reclamation, Mining and Safety shows that structural work has taken place at the Hobo Mine in Silverton. The division said the mine’s operator, Keith McFarland, is in violation for failure to obtain a reclamation permit before engaging in a mining operation, and issued a “cease and desist” order on all activities at the site except those approved by the state.

Silverton resident reprimanded for beginning mining operations without a permit

A photo taken by the Colorado Division of Reclamation, Mining and Safety shows that structural work has taken place at the Hobo Mine in Silverton. The division said the mine’s operator, Keith McFarland, is in violation for failure to obtain a reclamation permit before engaging in a mining operation, and issued a “cease and desist” order on all activities at the site except those approved by the state.
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