Jesse Morrow Mountain Final EIR Release Scheduled
September 16th, 2010
Currently one of the more locally-contentious mining projects in California, the Jesse Morrow Mountain Project, located in eastern Fresno County, continues to draw interest. Benchmark Resources, Fresno County’s EIR Consultant, is preparing the Final Environmental Impact Report (EIR) that will respond to over 400 comment letters on the Draft EIR. The key issues of controversy are aesthetics, air quality, traffic and cultural resource impacts. Fresno County is expected to begin hearing the matter before its Planning Commission in early 2011.