TORONTO, Jan. 29, 2013 /CNW/ - EPM Mining Ventures Inc. ("EPM" or the "Company") (TSXV: EPK) (OTCQX: EPKMF) announced today that it has obtained a favorable decision from the Interior Board of Land Appeals ("IBLA") affirming the Bureau of Land Management's Decision Record and Finding of No Significant Impact on the Sevier Lake Potash Leasing Proposal and denying the appeal by Southern Utah Wilderness Alliance ("SUWA") of said Decision Record and Finding of No Significant Impact.
Lance D'Ambrosio, Chief Executive Officer of EPM, said; "We are very pleased with the IBLA's ruling. We believe the Board did an excellent job of analyzing the issues and that it based its decision on solid precedent. As we have said in the past, the appeal by SUWA was baseless and without merit and this decision affirms that."
About EPM Mining Ventures
EPM, through its wholly owned subsidiary Peak Minerals Inc., controls directly or through agreement, mineral leases on more than 124,000 acres on the Sevier Dry Lake property in Millard County, Utah. EPM is targeting the future development and production of Sulfate of Potash (SOP), a premium priced fertilizer used with special crops and soil types, through a cost-effective solar evaporation methodology.
For more information on the Company, please visit our web site at www.epmmining.com.
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