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Environment and Permitting

The Midas exploration program consists of road and drill pad construction and drilling on both public and private lands. There are different permitting requirements for activities on the respective public and private land holdings.

The U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Payette National Forest, Krassel Ranger District has jurisdictional authority over mitigating surface disturbance associated with exploration and mining-related activities on public lands within its administrative area. The Idaho State Department of Lands, Payette Lakes Area District has jurisdictional authority over exploration and mining-related activities on private lands within its administrative area.

Midas is currently conducting exploration in the Hanger Flats area under United States Forest Service USFS plan of operations and an Idaho State Department of Land (IDL) notice of intent.

Any proposals for future development or mining activities would entail issuance of a number of permits from numerous local, state and federal agencies.

At this time, Midas is in full compliance with all governing agencies and all applicable laws and regulations related to its work on the Hanger Flats Deposit. Midas staff has led staff of the Idaho Department of Lands, US Forest Service, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and National Marine Fisheries Service onto the Project during ongoing activities and have received approval of the activities on the site.