Romarco provides permitting schedule update

TORONTO, Sept. 20, 2011 /CNW Telbec/ - ROMARCO MINERALS INC. (TSX: R) (the "Company") is pleased to announce that following the selection of the third party contractor by the US Army Corps of Engineers ("USACE") (see news release dated September 14, 2011), the dates for the first three milestones of the Environmental Impact Statement ("EIS") have been selected by the USACE for the Company's Haile Gold Mine project in South Carolina.  The first three milestones and dates are as follows:

  • Prior to September 27, 2011 - USACE intends to file the Notice of Intent to Prepare an EIS in the Federal Register.
  • October 27, 2011 - USACE has scheduled the Scoping and Public Hearing meeting in Kershaw, South Carolina.
  • November 27, 2011 - The close of the public comment period following the Scoping and Public Hearing.

The Company routinely meets with the USACE to facilitate timely communications and maintain a tight schedule for completing the EIS.  A significant early milestone in the EIS process is the Scoping and Public Hearing.

Diane Garrett, President and CEO, commented: "Selecting the third party contractor and setting the date for the Scoping and Public Hearing are important steps in completing the EIS in a timely manner.  Once again, the Corps and all involved parties have demonstrated their commitment to maintain a tight schedule for completing the EIS."

About Romarco Minerals Inc.

Romarco Minerals Inc. is a gold development company focused on production primarily in the US.  The Company has completed a positive Feasibility study and is continuing exploration and permitting for its flagship project, the Haile Gold Mine in South Carolina.

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SOURCE ROMARCO MINERALS INC.

For further information:

Romarco Minerals Inc. 

Diane Garrett, President and CEO
Phone: 210-621-4200
E-mail: dgarrett@romarco.com
  Dan Symons, Manager, Investor Relations
Phone: 416-367-5500
E-mail: dsymons@romarco.com

Renmark Financial Communications Inc. 
Maurice Dagenais 514-939-3989 or via e-mail at mdagenais@renmarkfinancial.com

 

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