Oracle Mining Corp. (TSX:OMN, OTCQX:OMCCF announced that they have received an amended Aquifer Protection Permit  from the Arizona Department of Environmental Quality for their Oracle Ridge Copper Mine project.

As quoted in the press release:

The amendment to the existing APP for the project incorporates the proposed new tailings design for the site that is being evaluated. The new design incorporates Best Available Demonstrated Controls and Technology, including a fully lined dry stack tailings impoundment designed to zero discharge standards, a storm water diversion system and monitoring wells.

Oracle`s CEO, Alan Edwards, said:

With the Air Quality permit and Aquifer Protection Permit now in hand, Oracle Mining has advanced the project permitting timeline significantly since acquiring the former producing mine in 2010.

To view the whole press release, click here.