USFS OKs exploratory mining on land adjacent to Mt. St. Helens National Volcanic Monument
The U.S. Forest Service has given its consent to allow exploratory mining near Mount St. Helens.
Ascot USA Inc. wants to explore for minerals in the Gifford Pinchot National Forest about 12 miles northeast of Mount St. Helens and adjacent to and extending northeast from the boundary of the National Volcanic Monument.
[Ed. note: This NMon is under the jurisdiction of the US Forest Service.]