Our commitment to environmentally sound management practices
Hecla Greens Creek believes strongly in environmental protection and plans to minimize the project’s footprint and related impacts by using existing roads and locating facilities on previously disturbed ground.
The company uses best-management practices, monitors the effectiveness of those practices, and implements environmental protection and management measures based on current technology and applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations. These practices enable us to maintain responsible operations, avoid or minimize adverse impacts detrimental to human health and the environment, and reclaim disturbed areas.
Hecla Greens Creek will continue to implement the following environmental measures to ensure that environmental impacts are and will continue to be minimized or mitigated during operation of the tailing disposal facility (TDF).